Thread: Sandis Ozolinsh
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01-16-2013, 04:42 PM
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Originally Posted by Theokritos View Post
I guess most people around here are not aware of it, but Sandis Ozoliņš is actually still playing in the KHL.
He's been productive too, still going strong at age 40. I'm glad he's gotten over his alcohol problem and revived his career.

I remember when he got traded from Florida to Anaheim right before the All-Star Game. The game was in Florida and the fans gave him a huge ovation when he was introduced. I remember noticing that he was already wearing a Ducks logo as the shoulder patch on the all-star jersey. It must be the only time a player has represented a team at the ASG before ever having played for them.

As far as comparisons I think of him as a poor-man's Sergei Gonchar. Gonchar has had a much better second half to his career but I think they both have a similar skill set.

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