Petr Cech Signs for Hockey Team

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    syrian_scholes Full Member

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    RedCurry Full Member

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    He’ll do well in my opinion, provided that he’s good on skates obviously. Jordan playing baseball was another beast altogether.
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    Sky1981 Fending off the urge

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    I doubt it's good for his head.

    Hockey is a very dangerous sports for a man with his head condition
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    duffer Sensible and not a complete jerk like most oppo's Scout

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    Pagh Wraith Full Member

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    This reminds me... Never sit in room with only Czechs and Canadians. Hockey is all they will talk about.
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    Schneckerl Full Member

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    No, MJ retired in his prime coming of 3 titles and played at a way higher level.
    Cech signed for a 4th tier UK league team - pretty much like playing Sunday league.
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    André Dominguez Full Member

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    PR stunt, maybe?
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    Not as cool as Tim Wiese's career switch.
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    TheReligion Abusive

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    Why? Doesn't he wear a full on crash helmet in hockey?
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    SteveTheRed Full Member

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    He is a from Czech, it's their national sport...probably just a big fan of the game and fancied a try at it, why not.
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    André Dominguez Full Member

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    Not complaining. He should have fun and enjoy retirement, because if he just stays at home and gets bored he will bankrupt and get addicted to something like a lot of ex-footballers.

    He will probably do fine: he has good positioning sense and that probably is worth 90% of the keepr work in any sport that has goals.
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    Didn`t know Michael Jackson played baseball , you learn something every day .
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    Sky1981 Fending off the urge

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    Those helmets still cant fully protect a concussion.

    Just like those american football helmets, you'd be dead without one but at best you'll have problems later on in life
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    How good was Michael Jordan at baseball?
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    I'm no expert, but I'm quite confident in saying that ice hockey is a very rough sport so wouldn't have necessarily thought it was good idea to into it when you're clearly worried about head injuries.

    One little thing I do know about it, and it's in his favour is that teams don't tend to treat goalies the same as they do other players. It's a bit of an unwritten rule that they don't get the same sort of rough treatment. If someone does there's usually a fight afterwards with teammates sticking up for him/getting retribution so I think it's safer than playing the other positions.

    Cool retirement so far what with this and playing the drums on that charity song he made.

    Edit: Have a video compilation of players protecting the goalie:
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