Indefinite suspension for violating the NHL's substance abuse policy was not the way Theo Fleury wanted to end his career. From the Calgary Sun:
So why the need to return? Does Fleury's incomplete NHL dream still include a retirement befitting an NHL star -- the standing ovation as his sweater is hoisted to the rafters, the way most greats are allowed to go?
"I think so, I think it does. What happened wasn't a good ending," says Fleury.