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Mickey York talks to the Red Wings defenseman.
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Kind enough to join us now from the Joseph. -- first bought the you don't look off -- -- back economist -- but you got to be feeling. Better. Yeah looks looks up and down until last week that's for sure is pretty swollen nose out of place but it. It doesn't hurt anymore and must get tiger -- What what was -- exactly we were broken cheekbone and orbital bone was there an exact thing I said broken face is that not about covering. That's that's that's sums it up by shattered cheek then for fractures and or broke a couple different orbital bones -- my -- my nose broken as well also a lot worse tonight and we're originally don't -- belief. Yeah Carter could have been given you know hours and had surgery but fortunately missed few games and get back again. -- hockey players I'm always amazed at what you guys put up with what you're able to endure an on night in and night out basis. As far as some of the injuries you've suffered throughout your career and that does this -- to crack the top five. Yeah actually I if I only missed I think are six games my whole career. Not not including the a's but for for an injured my first year. Published or their -- and played every game since and I actually yeah what is it about hockey player should -- off. But I just just love -- about a -- In -- days of work and you know no pain no -- kind of thing. And -- you know -- being operative word -- you'll learn to play and don't jet net I don't know if you do you ever learned to like it but certainly you realize that it comes with the job right. Yeah I mean rarely hear you're going to be a 100% out there almost every game you're gonna get a little battered and bruised somewhere so. It's gonna put its put an -- might want to get the adrenaline going out there too and usually it's overcomes most. Most of the suffering anyway yeah. I guess scoring that goal had to make you feel I'm pretty good. That didn't screw up on her -- that first goal so it's nice to get one back. In nineteen goals now for red wings defenseman. Are you at all amazing to sort of production you're getting from your blue line this year. Yeah. Not not so may think you look at the personnel we have in the back and Tom you know we -- such great. Playmaker for us -- welcome finds the right there at opportune times and I'm just out of Arafat's on the backhand to find the -- I know you're there were some concerns about having to play without full facial for the Spurs can't and I did did that -- about development and looked like about by the results judging by the results here at the end of the night. Yeah if you actually bothered me quite a bit and you know come from from night where anything. I think it's part of the job easier takes away your peripheral vision cancer department counting your feet and also couple times I lost the puck but some opportunities to. Tomorrow course Thanksgiving a lot of possibly giving thanks tomorrow I know one of the things you like to do after every home game is give out a couple of tickets to. Members of our armed services you talk a little bit about that program why you've been involved in that line. I started Calgary last year registered. You know you see every day -- -- -- are doing for us day in jail you know sacrificing their lives and and just just small token as some kind of back him and bring him down for game in person on her face and then DiMarco once -- lifetime experience to say thank you. It's a great thing you're -- and of course we appreciate all are members of the armed services for all the work they do for us that. You're -- your -- for our country and goes beyond our borders. Tomorrow at Thanksgiving and you've got a young family and home mom and a couple of young ones I think under two what are what are the plans for the celebrations and in the White House hold. Rather it's going to be quicker I think we're. We practice in the morning and then I grimace or spotlight so race -- I've kind of relate -- late lunch early dinner and -- family euphoria to take off. Yeah I've talked with a couple times in in the dressing describe yourself and is kind of a laid back guy and me are you are you all homebody at heart -- what's he like like to do for a good time. Arm here I've I've got to turn and homebody when you have kids it's -- Oregon so much -- -- -- Almost every chance I get like to spend spent time my family so it's. I don't know it hard to do for fun -- just kind of kicked back in it where your kids and watched grow up. And 202 -- there there's always a lot going on it your play. -- there. Guards busy an aircraft they're growing up fast but. Thorn in my son was just over two years he's got lots energy so you got it going keep an eye on him because he's all over the place. Boys will be -- it's it's as you know all too well -- thank you so much for joining us happy Thanksgiving to you and your family deadlocked on Friday and in Boston. -- -- --