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missing four games this • Author: jinshuiqian0713, Tue Oct 29, 2019 1:47 am

Danny Wright: Just to break the ice, because of our namesake we like to ask everyone who comes in – can you go BarDown?Clint Malarchuk: Yes I can… yes I can.DW: Was goaltender the position you always wanted to play?CM: Yes. My dad was a goalie and so was my brother, whos seven years older. When we would go to the rink to watch my brother play, the seven year gap was like, yknow, thats big brother out there. It was definitely what I wanted to play. They kind of held me back out of goal until I could learn to skate, because they said that was important. So I played forward and defense when I was really young. I think I started playing goal when I was nine.DW: Is it true your farm is called ‘Canuck Ranch?CM: Yes, yes it is. A lot of people when they come in – we have a big sign that says Canuck Ranch – they dont know what a Canuck is. Its like a Yankee in the states, its just a slang term, and they go “oh we get it.” Its our slang for Yankee, yknow, Canadian.DW: Youve been known to be passionate about both hockey and horses - where did your love of horses begin?CM: Grande Prairie, Alberta. I had a cousin who married into a ranching family, just a huge family that had 500 head of cattle, diary, and pigs. Thats where I got the love of the horse.DW: If you could compare yourself to one athlete, past or present, in the way you prepared yourself and the work ethic you had, which athlete would you choose?CM: Ill say Willie de Wit. Hes from Grande Prairie! He was a silver medalist in the Olympics in boxing.DW: Probably the most violent incident hockey has ever seen, in 1989 during a game a skate blade slashed your carotid artery – is it fair to say Jim Pizzutelli, the Buffalo Sabres trainer, saved your life that day?CM: Yes, thats a fair statement. I think more because he was so calm. A lot of people are trained for trauma, but theres not preparation for trauma when its under the gun and youve got minutes between life and death. He was a Vietnam vet so hed seen some crap, so for him to be that calm probably saved my life. #502546465 / DW: Theres an interview with you on YouTube a few weeks after the accident where youre saying how anxious you were to get back on the ice; do you regret returning to the NHL as fast as you did?CM: No, I think the longer you wait the harder it gets. I think your personality dictates that too. I know [Richard] Zednik took a lot longer than I did, but everybodys different. For me it was the right thing to do. My only regret is later on I found how much it affected me mentally, and counseling or some sort of therapy probably would have helped me. #85708975 / DW: Youve obviously been through a lot in your life, how difficult was it to recount those certain moments, and relive them in a way, while writing the book?CM: It was awful. Going through it again… it was a very difficult project. Someone just asked me this morning if talking about it or reliving it again was hard, and I knew when I was finishing the book; the last day of editing I was talking to Dan Robson my writer, and I was in the barn and just started crying. I was just thanking god that everything was done. And now this part is actually fun. The book is done, what I said is in it and I cant change it. Actually talking about it is not nearly as tough, this is kind of fun now.DW: Do you think the NHL is doing enough to help players when in comes to the issue of mental health and mental illness?CM: I dont think its the NHL, I think its society in general that has to do more about mental health awareness. Bell is probably the biggest corporation doing the most with mental health. The program Lets Talk nationwide is extensive and high profile, with high profile people involved. Its really what we need. To me theyre [Bell] at the forefront leading what everybody else has to pick up on. The NHL, NFL, NBA and even including corporations worldwide need to pick up on this. The statistics are unbelievable on days lost in the workforce due to mental health reasons. If corporations looked at those numbers, theyd figure out they need to do something here. Its a win-win if we get going on this. Its no different than physical health, if youve got cancer or a medical problem where youre going to miss work you would tell your boss. If you have a mental health problem you dont go to your boss. But if the company saw those numbers they would say, “hey, if you have problems like that, just come to us, its totally confidential, and well get you some help” because lets face it business is about money. Having people out of work is probably losing companies money. If there can be preventative medicine, they would do it. #56673885 / DW: It takes a lot of courage to write a book like ‘The Crazy Game, and I think its going to help a lot of people - is there any final words you want to give readers before they open the book?CM: The feedback that Ive had so far, I mean, the book is out in bookstores today, but the media has had advance copies and the feedback tells me its very open, honest and raw. Talk about BarDown, this is bare down. Be prepared. There are parts that youre going to read in the book and youre going to think I was probably a jerk. I was acting like one for sure, but that was part of the illness. I would just say be prepared for some real honest, and its a little bit raw. Toronto Blue Jays Pro Shop . Fourteen players were suspended last summer by Major League Baseball as part of the Biogenesis drug scandal, ranging from All-Stars to also-rans. Toronto Blue Jays Store .com) - Carmelo Anthony scored 31 points with eight rebounds to lead the New York Knicks to a 92-80 win over the Los Angeles Lakers. Toronto Raptors guard, who will represent the Eastern Conference at the All-Star Game in New Orleans on Sunday, says he doesnt complain in the face of adversity "because I know this little girl is just happy for anything. Fake Blue Jays Jerseys . - Veteran Kings defenceman Robyn Regehr, sidelined since Game 1 of the Anaheim series, says hes close to returning. Custom Toronto Blue Jays Jerseys . "I never commented to anyone that I wanted out," he explained. "My heart is with this group and making the playoffs." Kesler added that the rumours are "completely false" that he asked to be traded - recently or ever.Week 10 provided an opportunity for NFL fans in the UK to choose the Sky Live games for the 6pm and 9pm fixtures on Sunday. With an overwhelming majority, fans voted for the Dallas Cowboys trip to Pittsburgh as the late game, while the meeting between the Philadelphia Eagles and the Atlanta Falcons edged out all competitors for the right to be this weeks opening fixture.To finish off a fantastic triple header, the Seattle Seahawks travel to Foxborough, New England where they face the Patriots in a rematch of Super Bowl 49. Graves Predictions v Panthers Richard Graves picks NFL week 10 games against our Panthers UK fan. Atlanta Falcons @ Philadelphia Eagles - 5:30pm, Sky Sports 2The top ranked offence continues to roll as Matt Ryan and the Atlanta Falcons put up 43 points against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in their sixth win of the season. Matt Ryan (left) and Devonta Freeman take on the 5th ranked Eagles defence on Sunday However, they face an entirely different defensive proposition this week as the Eagles look to bounce back from two divisional defeats and get themselves back into the AFC East race.Four losses in five does not read well for the Eagles, who now sit 4-4 and have little in the way of offensive weapons. Philadelphia rank 21st and 28th in rushing and receiving respectively, and rookie quarterback Carson Wentz is suffering accordingly. After avoiding interceptions in his opening three games, Wentz has thrown four in the last three, but may be able to get back on track against Atlanta, who post the second worst passing defence in the NFL. Carson Wentz will hope to get the Philly offence firing against the second worst pass-defence in the NFL However, this game has all the makings of a shootout. The Falcons, running well with Devonta Freeman, with Julio Jones and Mohamed Sanu posing aerial threats, certainly have the edge. Home advantage and a strong defence gives Philadelphia a chance, and if they can pull it off, it would be a major confidence boost going into the second half of the season.Dallas Cowboys @ Pittsburgh Steelers - 9:00pm Sky Sports 2Seven games unbeaten, led by a rookie quarterback-running back combination, the Dallas Cowboys lead the NFC conference and post one of the more surprising successes this year. Dak Prescott, their fourth round QB thrown into the starting job after Tony Romos back injury, has excelled behind the best offensive line in the NFL. The big question is whether he will keep his place as Romo returns to full fitness, but it looks as though Prescott will continue for this week at least. Ezekiel Elliott is a standout Rookie of the Year candidate and is chasing Eric Dickersons rushing record Ezekiel Elliott has been even more productive than his quarterback, with seven touchdowns and almost 900 yards. The running back is aiming for Eric Dickersons 1,808 rookie record, and current projections indicate he is on track. In contrast, the Pittsburgh Steelers have lost three on the bounce, despite quarterback Ben Roethlisberger returning from injury for last weeks 21-14 defeat to the Baltimore Ravens. Big Ben will look for an improved performance against the Cowboys to give his side a chance. Dallas are yet to concede more than 23 in a game, but with injuries to Barry Church and Morris Claiborne, the Steelers have a great opportunity to take advantage and improve to 5-4. Watch Chris Boswells terrible attempt at a rabona during the Pittsburgh Steelers loss to the Baltimore Ravens LeVeon Bell was held to 32 rushing yards against the Ravens, and will need some help from his offensive line to get going against Dallas.dddddddddddd#160;Heinz Field is an intimidating place for any player to go, and the Steelers fans will be out in force to make life as uncomfortable as possible for Prescott and co. If the Cowboys can handle their toughest test yet, a Super Bowl run becomes a realistic goal.Seattle Seahawks @ New England Patriots - 1:00am Sky Sports 2Our final live game of the weekend sets up the first meeting since Patriots cornerback Malcolm Butler intercepted Russell Wilson to win Super Bowl 49 for New England in February 2015. As the Seattle Seahawks prepare to face the New England Patriots this weekend, we look back on the defining moment of their Super Bowl clash in 2015 Fast forward 18 months and both teams once again lead their respective divisions as Seattle look to have overcome a rocky start with a convincing performance against the Buffalo Bills on Monday night. Russell Wilson has begun to show the movement that stood him out as an elite quarterback, and tight end Jimmy Graham is performing at the top of his game, following a slow start to life in Seattle. Running back Christine Michael will continue to take the bulk of snaps from the backfield as Thomas Rawls continues his rehabilitation with limited practices. There is good news for the Seahawks defence as Kam Chancellor is expected to be fully fit, following a groin injury that kept him out four weeks.On the other hand, the New England Patriots have moved into top gear with the return of quarterback Tom Brady, who is in contention for the regular season MVP accolade already, despite missing four games this season.Brady is averaging more than 300 yards and three touchdowns a game, and the Patriots comfortably lead the AFC East with a 7-1 record. Tom Brady is fired up after a 4-0 start and will Head coach Bill Belichick elected to trade linebacker Jamie Collins to Cleveland in their bye week, which will result in an increased workload for sixth round rookie Elandon Roberts.Catch all of the action from week 10 on Sunday November 13 from 5:30pm with our live triple header on Sky Sports 2, and uninterrupted Redzone coverage on Sky Sports Mix from 6pm. Also See: NFL week nine highlights RESULT: Week 10 game choice WATCH: Sunday Blitz Latest standings ' ' '

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