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Opinion: An NHL player teaches the ‘international language’ of hockey to Chinese kids and discovers their distinct approach to training

1 month ago
Sky Canaves
att Belesky, left wing for the Boston Bruins, found that unlike young American players, who dream about getting to the National Hockey League and hope their hard work will get them there, the Chinese youth he coached wanted to know the specific tasks and steps they needed to take to become pros.
By Sky Canaves
Sky Canaves previously reported for The Wall Street Journal in Beijing and Hong Kong, where she covered media, culture, social issues, and legal affairs, and served as the founding editor and lead writer of the WSJ’s China Real Time site. Prior to becoming a journalist, Sky worked in the China corporate law practice of Baker & McKenzie, and she has also taught journalism and media law at the University of Hong Kong. She speaks Mandarin and has accumulated more than a decade's experience living, studying and working in China.