Kukla's Korner Hockey
by Paul on 08/31/13 at 03:55 PM ET
from Kureinen,nu (translated),
823 days have passed since Mattias Ohlund last played a hockey game.
But even though it's been a long time since then, the hill believed that he will make a comeback to the NHL stage - until now.
For the first time recognizes the 36-year-old to his successful career has probably run out.
- In a perfect world, I had played hockey for a few years. But I still fills 37 years in a few weeks, says Mattias Ohlund to the Courier.
- I've had a pretty long career and I'm happy with. I do not feel at all bad mentally in any way.
But Piteå product would not go out officially that he put the skates on the shelf. When his Tampa Bay Lightning starts its NHL camp on September 10, the station will be on hand at the collection.
- I feel no need to make any final decision, says Ohlund and continues:
- But I have not played in over two years. I have to be realistic and realize that the conditions to play again becomes less and less.
Per Capgeek, Ohlund's contract runs through the 2015-16 season, so he probably won't officially retire until then.
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