You may remember him as an honest, hard working role player who had the versatility to play all positions, including defense, though was used primarily at center and on right wing.
I am here to tell you he may be the smartest hockey player ever.
How so? The former NHLer and Olympian graduated from Yale, majoring in Economics. He would spend his off-seasons working for major investment banks and Wall Street firms. When he retired from the game, he went to Harvard to get his MBA.
Ah! You were thinking more along the lines of smart in the hockey sense, weren't you? Oh you bet he was real smart that way, too.
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