Kukla's Korner Hockey
by Paul on 04/08/06 at 06:02 PM ET
But Phaneuf's greatest reward this season might not be the Calder consideration or the respect he has earned from people inside the game. It's corny, but his protégé/mentor relationship with Bryan Marchment is straight out of those MasterCard commercials: priceless. Marchment seems an unlikely candidate, but Phaneuf said Marchment was one of his favorite players growing up. Like Marchment, Phaneuf delivers bone-rattling hits. "He was a very feared guy when he was on the ice, and he still is," Phaneuf said. "He is a guy that when he's on the ice, there's a presence felt. The other team knows he's on there."read on
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