Logical Next Step After NHL Retirement? NASCAR

He’s hardly one of the most high-profile Canadiens of all time, but Patrice Brisebois has had one hell of a ride in the NHL. A veteran of 18 years - all but two spent in Montreal - “Breezer” played over 1,000 games with les Habs and ranks among the franchise’s career leaders in games and goals for defensemen.

Patrice Brisebois
(Hey, let’s put this guy in a racecar and see what happens.)

Breezer’s getting up there, though, and there isn’t much of a market for 38-year-old defensemen who were never really that great to begin with.  With that, yesterday, Brisebois announced his retirement from NHL, which dovetailed quite nicely into his new venture: auto racing.

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