Found April 01, 2013 on Fox Sports Ohio:
Call Nick Drazenovic the poster boy for airline miles. Heck, call him the guy whos never quite sure what city hes in when he wakes up in the morning. Whatever, just call him. Thats what the Columbus Blue Jackets have been doing this season, with regularity. Drazenovic, the former 6th-round pick of the St. Louis Blues in 2005, has been recalled to the parent Blue Jackets from the teams AHL affiliate Springfield Falcons four times this shortened NHL season. Is it tough to keep track of his toiletry bag these days? Yeah, its been a little bit of a rollercoaster, Drazenovic said, laughing, but the hockey lifestyle is kind of that way. Both teams are winning right now, so its a lot of fun. It doesnt matter what dressing room youre in, the morales really good. This is our job, this is what we get paid to do, and its fun, he continued. I get to travel around North America and play hockey, so you cant complain. Actually, I think Ive hit every airline now out of Hartfort (CT) and Columbus. I...
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