During lockout, playing there proved invaluable
The coach lectured his players, and Mathieu Perreault tried his best to understand. While he speaks two languages fluently, Finnish is not one of them.
Turning to a teammate, Perreault asked what was said.
"Oh -- on the forecheck two guys [go]" were his only instructions translated into English. The coach had talked for 10 minutes.
That was life...