Original Article: Pro Hockey Players’ Entrepreneurial Power Play
Check your preconceived notions about professional hockey players into the boards. The NHL is slowly emerging in the professional sports world as the premiere league for entrepreneurship.
From the ubiquitous Tim Horton’s franchise to the scenic Runaway Hill Club, the NHL has produced some of the most successful athlete-entrepreneurs to date. And that tradition continues to grow.
According to recent statistics, more than 78 percent of NFL players and 60 percent of NBA players file for bankruptcy within five years after retirement. While MLB players fare slightly better, professional baseball players still file for bankruptcy […]