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Say What?!? - Aug, 2

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"This is, for me, something that was more important than playing hockey. God put me in this world to do something for my people in Haiti. There's many things that I was able to do that I wouldn't have been able to do if I was playing."

- Georges Laraque on his decision not to play in the NHL this season in favor of concentrating on his charity work and new position as deputy leader of the Green Party.