Kukla's Korner Hockey
by Paul on 11/19/05 at 11:03 AM ET
The reaction proves there's still a bit of a kid in Dion Phaneuf. In his nationally syndicated radio show, Don Cherry yesterday picked the Flames blueliner as his early choice for rookie of the year. Phaneuf, when told of Cherry's praise, stopped in his tracks. "Sweet," he beamed. Cherry said he believes the Calder Trophy will go to either Sidney Crosby or Alexander Ovechkin -- but his endorsement of Phaneuf proves the Flames' first-year defenceman is being noticed outside of Southern Alberta
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