Bryan Rust has found an ideal blueprint – and paw print – for Stanley Cup success on and off the ice.
NHLPA.com caught up with the right-winger to chat about what he’s most grateful for, including what those hockey memories have taught him.
From wearing his "Thriller" inspired Phil Kessel shirt to getting the better of him in a game of basketball – Ryan Reaves seemingly delights in tormenting his Pittsburgh teammate.
There is a moment before almost every game when Bryan Rust takes pause to recall the one piece of advice that he’s never forgotten.
There was a time, Bryan Rust recalls, when his collegiate hockey career and a possible shot at playing on the game’s biggest stage could have fizzled out. He somehow found a way to make sure it didn’t.