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The Maven Takes Us For A Ride

from The Maven and MSG Network,
-Wooden sticks may be making a comeback after twig-user Jason Spezza undressed the Canadiens’ defense on the most spectacular goal of the season, on his overtime game-winner. “I use the wooden stick for feel,” says Spezza. “You’re starting to see some guys going back to using a wooden stick.” The injured Eric Desjardins is another who swears by the wood. -Sooner Or Later It Had To Happen Dep’t.: A Russian players’ association is in the works, orchestrated by Alex Kharlamov. If the name’s familiar, he’s the son of the late Soviet ace Valeri Kharlamov. -Alex Ovechkin offers a pithy comparison between Russia and the Good, Old USA to St. Petersburg Times’ reporter Damian Cristodero: “Here in the States,” says the Caps’ ace, “you see a traffic sign that says 65 miles per hour and you can go 80. In Russia, you see 65 and you can go 100 or whatever you want. Just give the police some money!”

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