Kukla's Korner Hockey
by Paul on 09/22/06 at 01:48 PM ET
Ovechkin hadn't played one NHL game yet, but he was having some doubts about his upcoming season and he expressed them to the woman charged with making his transition to the United States and the NHL a little easier. "You know what Susie," he told Susanna Goruven of Newport Sports Management. "I'm not going to win the rookie of the year." Goruven, who practically lived in Washington last season, helping Ovechkin acclimate and get through the day-to-day stuff (buying food, opening a checking account, getting a car, eventually a house), remembers the moment well. "I said, 'Sasha, you remember what I'm telling you. Mark my words. You will win it.' "read on
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