With the NHL draft recently completed, I was thinking back on my times as a rookie.
A hockey player is considered to be a rookie many times in a career. Every time you step up to the next level, you go from being a veteran right back to being a freshman.
Some of the rookie “rules” are obvious, but there are also “unwritten rules” of being a rookie hockey player. On Sunday I laid out tips for the dressing room and for travelling. Today we look at another big one...team meals.
Get ready to open up your wallets…wide
A native of Flushing, N.Y., David Littman was drafted by the Sabres in the 1987 NHL Entry Draft. He spent four years at Boston College before turning pro in 1989. Over the next 10 years, Littman would play in the ECHL, IHL, AHL and NHL (with Buffalo and Tampa Bay). He currently works as a producer for the wildly popular EA Sports NHL series of video games. Littman will regularly write columns detailing his time as a pro and his life after hockey for THN's Insider series