Possible Post-Retirement Careers For Marian Hossa


Sure, “it’s hard to tell” if Hossa banked in the shot off of his own stick in his goal last night against the St. Louis Blues (no it’s not – he didn’t). And sure, this goal didn’t basically eliminate the Calgary Flames from playoff contention despite their 6-1 drubbing of the Edmonton Oilers (yes, it probably did). And obviously Ty Conklin’s completely ok with it (he’s not – he’s really pissed).

But while Conks is busy withdrawing cash for the fine he’ll probably get slapped with for speaking his mind, Hossa could be busy working on his kicking skills. Sure, retirement’s a long ways off for Hoss, but you have to have plans, right?

Let’s see… he could always do the obvious and become a professional soccer player:

Or if that’s not his bag, maybe he’d still like to stay in Chicago:


Or he could take up some hard core martial arts, like tai kwan do:


Or Tai Bo:


Or heck, even Tai Chi!


Or maybe Hossa’ll want to be done with sports. He can always do what so many old athletes do after their careers are over – run for public office:


As we can all see, the options are limitless! Why pidgen-hole yourself as a hockey player, when you have such a wide career path ahead. The sky’s the limit!

About Laura Astorian

Laura Astorian is the head editor for the SB Nation blog St. Louis Game Time and has been a Blues fan from childhood. She promises that any anti-Blackhawks bias will be left at the door. Maybe.