Pyatt shifts gears as NHL season nears
By Jeff MacKinnon
For the last two years Thunder Bay’s Taylor Pyatt has lived two extremes — the quiet and solitude of his summer place on Lake Superior and the mayhem of his winter home in the city that never sleeps.
“It’s a bit of an adjustment getting used to living in the big city, living in a small apartment in Manhattan and getting used to the traffic and constantly being around people,” agreed the New York Rangers forward.
“It’s been a great experience, though. Not many people get to live in that city and play professional sports. It’s been a lot of fun so far.”
The big left-winger is entering the final year of a two-year, $3.1 million contract with the Broadway Blueshirts. They’ve been preparing for the new National Hockey League season with an extended trip through Western Canada, including a stop in Calgary on Monday for a pre-season tilt with the rebuilding Flames.
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