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“Noodles” In Japan

from James Duthie at the Ottawa Citzen,

“I was going to retire,” McLennan continues. “But my best buddy from Lethbridge, Joel Dyck, has played in Japan for 14 years, and he said, ‘Why don’t you come play with me and finish your career here?’ So I figured, what the heck? It has been awesome so far. The people. The culture. It’s amazing.”

McLennan brought another former NHL pal, tough-guy Tyson Nash, with him. They are Nippon’s two allowed imports. The rest of the team consists of transplanted Canadians and native Japanese players, who already knew all about their goalie’s infamous antics.

“They had all seen the bit with me running over Luongo on YouTube. They know I like to have fun,” McLennan said with a chuckle.

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