You can’t define yourself by hockey because there’s going to be a wake-up call. Even if you play in the NHL. When your career is done, what are you and who are you? Sooner or later it’s going to be gone.
Signing autographs on the first day of the 2012 Summer Minnesota Wild Road Tour, Kassian says “You get so much from the people that are going through the line just through their appreciation and their support. It’s a bizarre thing. I know I’m giving back, yes, but they are giving me just as much! It’s a cool experience.”
The Wild will caravan throughout Minnesota again this summer, making stops in 18 cities in the State of Hockey on the 2012 Wells Fargo Minnesota Wild Road Tour. Three separate legs of the tour begin Monday, June 25 and will make stops at two locations each day. The tour will culminate with the seventh annual [...]
This summer, I’ll be heading out to Vancouver to attend a big Kassian reunion. I still remember the one I went to near Vegreville Alberta, about twenty years ago. My brothers and I raced around my great-great-grandfather’s old homestead on the Kassian farm, and created absolute havoc.