Mr. Reimer, you are playing your 20th season in the German Ice Hockey League. They played 1054 games, scored 390 goals and provided 456 assists. How many broken bones, knocked out teeth and other injuries did that cost you? A shoulder joint rupture, a syndesmosis ligament tear, two lateral ligament tears in the ankle. Two teeth, the stumps of which are still standing and have now been crowned.
Just two teeth in 20 years? The support staff of your team, the Nuremberg Ice Tigers, includes two dentists. I've been lucky. And I've learned over the years to protect my body in duels. Also, hockey has changed, it's not as rough as it was when I started my career.
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