Who cares if you make it to top plays of the week? All that matters is that you receive checks in the mail for playing the same game that you used to pay for as a kid. You’ve always been a hockey player, but something changes the moment you sign on that dotted line. It separates you even more from all of the pigeons in their cubicles. People can say what they want, but at the end of the day, you’re a Pro Athlete.