Even as he travelled the world as a professional hockey player for 13 years, François-Pierre Guénette planned for what would come next.
“I’m pretty happy with what I did to prepare and the way things are going right now,” says the graduate of Carleton University’s Master of Accounting (MAcc) program. “It’s been a long time coming.”
Born in Laval, Que., Guénette says his was the classic Canadian story: he picked up a pair of skates when he was four and started playing hockey with friends.
It was always a dream to play pro, but it actually came true in 2003 when the Vancouver Canucks drafted him. They offered him a contract in 2005 when he was 21. (continued)
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