Kukla's Korner Hockey
by Paul on 12/04/05 at 11:23 AM ET
Everything about Alexander Ovechkin, from his shaded visor to his spectacular rushes up the wing, demands attention. And that's exactly how the Washington Capitals' 20-year-old Russian rookie likes it. "I don't want to be like everybody," said Ovechkin, who had a goal and three assists last night in a 5-1 win over the Rangers. "I want to be like it's me." Being himself is what differentiates Ovechkin from fellow phenom Sidney Crosby. So while the NHL desperately tries to spark a rivalry between its two young superstars, the only real link between them is their prodigal ability for points. "Everybody's talking about me and Sidney," Ovechkin said. "It's pressure."read on
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