"Getting banished to Siberia isn't what it used to be.
These are early days, understand, but Brendan Bell, the former Ottawa Senators and Toronto Maple Leafs defenceman is enjoying life in Omsk, Russia, pulling in a good salary in the Kontinental Hockey League and hanging out with the iconic Jaromir Jagr, Mr. Avangard Omsk himself.
"Well, he's one of the only guys I can talk to," Bell says by telephone from Omsk. "We've become good buddies so far.""
Very interesting article ... and very good attitude from the player. Positive and open.
He may learn russian soon ....
Russia has to be discovered ... or rediscovered ... La renaissance. Amazing!
Originally Posted by yunost
Its nice to see an actual player perspective. Seems to me that their attitude is alot different from the typical north american fans' who seem to have mostly negative things to say.
I still believe that the typical north american fan who seem to have mostly negative things to say is not the typical north american fan.
I suspect that many of these mostly negative fans on this board are teenagers that ... ... sometimes should think a bit more before speaking about things they don't know ! But i have faith that in some years, the hormone boost will dry up and they will become adult
think about it !! they are innocent ... natural growth hormones