Kukla's Korner Hockey
by Paul on 08/17/10 at 03:32 PM ET
from J.P of Japers’ Rink,
When asked on Japers’ Rink Radio this past weekend how he thought his forthcoming unauthorized biography of Alex Ovechkin would be received by Caps fans, co-author Damien Cox answered, “A hardcore fan who just wants to hear good things about their team [isn’t] going to be happy,” but “people who are looking for a more complete picture of this guy [will] really enjoy an independent look.”
...here’s the first of two excerpts we’ll be sharing this week, recounting a scene from the 2005 World Junior Championship…]
The hate between Crosby and Ovechkin really began with their first meeting—physical meeting that is—midway through the first period. They weren’t ships passing in the night then—more like trains colliding at the crossing.
The Ovechkin Project: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at Hockeys Most Dangerous Player [Hardcover], is available for pre-order at Amazon (affiliate link).
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