Art,Russia,Uncategorised / Feb-2016
This is an edited version of the original story, copyright © 2016 Sorgenfri (Trondheim, Norway) s…
1972 Summit Series,Russia / Feb-2016
Photos courtesy JP Melville These days, I only really ever play a rare pickup hockey game. Most…
Russia / Sep-2015
Sometimes, I call myself the man without a country. I left Lithuania at a young age, went to Russia, and ended up just everywhere.
Countries,Kontinental Hockey League,Leagues,Russia / Sep-2015
The next morning I got a call from Steve’s brother saying he’d passed the night before. It was at the same time that I was walking home.
Kontinental Hockey League,Russia / Sep-2015
When it was my turn to go get my money, I walked in to find an old lady sitting at a small table with a mail bag full of 100 dollar bills (all American), a money counter and a list of the players and their salaries. Behind her was a big scary looking mob guy for security.
Lithuania,National Hockey League,New York Islanders,Olympics,Russia / Sep-2015
1992 was one of the best years of my life. I won Gold at the World Juniors and the Olympics; got drafted; and then played my rookie year with the Islanders.
Boston Bruins,Canada,Russia,St Louis Blues / Sep-2015
Jacques Plante was a great goalie, but as a team guy he was a piece of shit. He was always broke and borrowing money, but he’d never pay you back.
1972 Summit Series,Chicago Blackhawks,Events,Russia / Jun-2015
I tried getting in shape before the 72 Series, but I hated running. I’d jogged a little up north but had come across a mother bear and her cubs, which gave me the excuse: “Too dangerous.”
New York Islanders,Russia / Apr-2015
Alcohol is a disease. If you have it, you have it. It doesn’t have to happen right away. It happens over years. Once you’re made aware you have this problem, you must accept it.