Originally Posted by FrontLineAdmirals
34 going on 35 is also pretty old in the world of hockey, especially that of an enforcer...but how this went down sucks.
Exactly. He maybe would have retired also in the "old" NHL and I think how it went down wasn't so bad. He remains a part of the Pred's if he wants and changed slowly but directly from being a hockey player to his new job/life after hockey.
Many other enforcers had to deal with being waived and or released all of a sudden without having the opportunity to think about the future and maybe didn't even see it coming.