Once players reach the NHL, it's not just about going to practice, listening to the coach's strategy and playing games.
There are other obligations as well. Including talking to the media before and after games. Some players do it better than others. Many enjoy the give-and-take with the press. Some do not.
There are many reasons the interview process can suffer. A player may not be confident in his speaking ability. A player may not feel like talking after a tough loss. A player may have a thick foreign accent that makes him difficult to understand. And as difficult as it may be to believe, a reporter may actually ask a less-than-intelligent question.
Whatever the reason, some interviews don't go well. That's being kind. Some may be awful.
Here are 10 of the worst players to interview.