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local tv featue on Olli Maata

Postby penny lane on Fri Nov 01, 2013 9:19 am

http://pittsburgh.cbslocal.com/2013/10/ ... ittsburgh/

What were you doing when you were 19-years-old? Were you on your own, halfway around the world, speaking a foreign language, and competing against people twice your age and the highest levels of your profession in the world?

Well, that’s exactly the life of 19-year-old Pittsburgh Penguins rookie defenseman Olli Maatta, who has been too busy playing hockey to explore the city.

KDKA-TV’s Jory Rand recently took Maatta around town to get to know Maatta.


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Re: local tv featue on Olli Maata

Postby FreeCandy44 on Fri Nov 01, 2013 9:33 am

Jory Rand annoys me...but def a good tv moment.
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Re: local tv featue on Olli Maata

Postby Kaizer on Fri Nov 01, 2013 9:35 am

What were you doing when you were 19-years-old? Were you on your own, halfway around the world, speaking a foreign language, and competing against people twice your age and the highest levels of your profession in the world?


he beat me by a year
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Re: local tv featue on Olli Maata

Postby DelPen on Fri Nov 01, 2013 9:51 am

He's been in London, Ontario though for the previous two years so Pittsburgh can't be that much of a culture shock.
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Re: local tv featue on Olli Maata

Postby TheGhostofGoulet on Fri Nov 01, 2013 9:56 am

Well Jory, when I was 19 I was in the middle of the ocean or in a foreign land training people twice my age on small arms weapons.
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Re: local tv featue on Olli Maata

Postby TrueNorth on Fri Nov 01, 2013 10:15 am

penny lane wrote:http://pittsburgh.cbslocal.com/2013/10/31/olli-maatta-adjusting-to-life-in-nhl-pittsburgh/

What were you doing when you were 19-years-old? Were you on your own, halfway around the world, speaking a foreign language, and competing against people twice your age and the highest levels of your profession in the world?

Well, that’s exactly the life of 19-year-old Pittsburgh Penguins rookie defenseman Olli Maatta, who has been too busy playing hockey to explore the city.

KDKA-TV’s Jory Rand recently took Maatta around town to get to know Maatta.


:thumb:


What an engaging young man! We’ve come to know Olli the hockey player, but it’s so nice to now know a little more about Olli the person. Thanks for posting the link.
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Re: local tv featue on Olli Maata

Postby llipgh2 on Fri Nov 01, 2013 12:15 pm

FreeCandy44 wrote:Jory Rand annoys me...but def a good tv moment.
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Re: local tv featue on Olli Maata

Postby FallenHero96 on Fri Nov 01, 2013 5:19 pm

At 19 I was on my own, halfway around the world, speaking a foreign language - in the military. Cool article.
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Re: local tv featue on Olli Maata

Postby Big Easy Pens Fan on Sun Nov 03, 2013 12:06 pm

Methinks that when the Pens make the playoffs this year we may not even know whether or not Olli is growing (or trying to grow) a beard. Does he even shave yet? :pop:

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Re: local tv featue on Olli Maata

Postby ville5 on Sun Nov 03, 2013 1:20 pm

Kaizer wrote:
What were you doing when you were 19-years-old? Were you on your own, halfway around the world, speaking a foreign language, and competing against people twice your age and the highest levels of your profession in the world?


he beat me by a year
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