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Defender of Kazan “AK Bars” Igor Ozhiganov said that prevented him to gain a foothold in the National hockey League (NHL). His words leads to “Sport-Express”.
Ozhiganov said that the US must go with the knowledge of the English language. However, he noted that to learn a new language prevented him lazy. “I hired a tutor, but survived only two lessons. Realized that I it is very hard, and has refused such employment. But generally it all comes down to laziness,” said the defender.
According to the player, it is too lightly treated to study English, thinking that not knowing the language will complicate his life. “It turned out that in the NHL much attention to how you behave in the team, what’s your dialogue with the press. And what kind of press when you don’t understand!” — he concluded.
In may 2019 ojiganov signed a two-year contract with “AK Bars”. Prior to that, he spent one season in the club of NHL “Toronto maple leafs”. The defender also played for CSKA Moscow and Novosibirsk Sibir in the Kontinental hockey League.
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