Canucks and Beyond
by Alanah McGinley on 08/27/08 at 09:21 PM ET
How does an 18 year old who’s never played a NHL game in his life end up as the official spokesman for a pricey Swiss watch company?
Well, being the #1 draft pick has its perks, and being thought of as the “next Sidney Crosby” doesn’t hurt, either.
Which brings me to the video.
Here’s the video footage of that interview and his photoshoot… a face soon to be on a highway billboard near you.
Says Stamkos, “I could get used to everyone making me look pretty good on camera.”
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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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