- Greg Ozubko suffered terrible arthritis pain and couldn't walk
- His NHL team the Atlanta Thrashers were having a terrible season
- That made him determined to get better
(CNN)Greg Ozubko never thought he'd be tending goal at this point in his life. Not just because he's 50, but because 16 years ago he was having so much pain in his hands and feet he couldn't walk across a parking lot, let alone put his feet in a pair of skates or drop to his knees to stop a puck.