Professional hockey is the aspiration of nearly every minor hockey player. Many try, but just a few dedicated people get to play in the spotlight with a huge number of fans keeping a close eye on them. Ascending through the hockey positions to eventually become a master player is an incredible accomplishment; one that carries with it a great reward.
That is only the problem, though. Professional hockey isn’t a lifetime career. Don’t expect to see 70-year-olds in the NHL or some other star hockey league? The journey can’t keep going forever. What do NHL hockey players engage in once they retire?