To hear Tyler Seguin talk about his experience playing for Swiss squad EHC Biel, it sounds like he dropped right into the middle of the movie Lost in Translation.
Beyond the differences in style of play on the ice, there are innumerable lifestyle changes that come outside the rink while playing in Europe. For one, interviews are a bit of a struggle, as very little media know English and Seguin’s language skills are limited. There’s also the day-to-day routine, which shifts with day-of travel to road games.
Hear everything Seguin had to say about his international experience in an interview with Naoko Funayama in the video above.