Canucks and Beyond
by Alanah McGinley on 10/02/07 at 06:54 PM ET
Good grief. Every time I try and restrain myself from Leafs jokes, something new happens. From Shi Davidi at the CP (via The Chronicle Journal):
Posing for cameras in his underwear seems to have become a regular part of Borje Salming’s post-hockey life.
Hey, if at 56 you’ve still got it, why not flaunt it? “He’s got a pretty good body,” says Swedish artist Johan Wattberg, who spent the past year painting 31 portraits of the Hall of Fame defenceman.
Salming’s chiselled physique - which puts most men half his age to shame - is on display in many of Wattberg’s G-rated works, 21 of which were unveiled Tuesday at the Hockey Hall of Fame.
The complete exhibition can be found here.
In all seriousness, good for Salming - if you’ve got it, feel free to flaunt it. But geez…
I sorta don’t know what to say. For once.
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Alanah McGinley has been blogging hockey since 2003 (with a notable gap in time through 2010, kicking it with new baby Lucy while living knee-deep in chaos while reading "parenting for complete idiots" during every spare minute) sharing opinions, rants and not-so-deep thoughts with anyone who will listen.
In addition to writing Canucks & Beyond and helping manage Kukla's Korner, Alanah was one of the founders and co-hosts of The Crazy Canucks Podcast. She has contributed pieces to FoxSports.com and the New York Times Slapshot blog, as well as other stray destinations in cyberspace.
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