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South Korea: 'Don't need caviar every day,’ jokes President on NHL players absence03:41

South Korea: 'Don't need caviar every day,’ jokes President on NHL players absence

Korea, Republic of, PyeongChang
February 24, 2018 at 19:09 GMT +00:00 · Published

International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) President Rene Fasel said "you don't need caviar every day" when discussing the absence of players from National Hockey League (NHL) from the 2018 Winter Olympics during a press conference in PyeongChang on Saturday.

"I mean, you can also live with leberkaese [liver cheese] and weisswurst [white sausage]. And yesterday was a day like this," he continued.

"So the emotions, I think this is the most important part, for sure. I have to be honest. I miss the NHL here. But what can we do. We have to do the best we can do and promote the game of hockey, and yesterday the German - Canada game was something very unique and special."

South Korea: 'Don't need caviar every day,’ jokes President on NHL players absence03:41
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International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) President Rene Fasel said "you don't need caviar every day" when discussing the absence of players from National Hockey League (NHL) from the 2018 Winter Olympics during a press conference in PyeongChang on Saturday.

"I mean, you can also live with leberkaese [liver cheese] and weisswurst [white sausage]. And yesterday was a day like this," he continued.

"So the emotions, I think this is the most important part, for sure. I have to be honest. I miss the NHL here. But what can we do. We have to do the best we can do and promote the game of hockey, and yesterday the German - Canada game was something very unique and special."

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