Kukla's Korner Hockey
by Paul on 02/18/07 at 09:58 AM ET
from the Denver Post,
“I’m a rock star, baby,” Sakic told reporters. “The fans come to see No. 19, not the man with the gray hair standing behind the bench.”
That scenario never has - and never will - happen. But, can you imagine the press coverage it would get him, the Avs and the NHL if it did? TV reporters and talk-radio hosts who don’t know the color of the blue line would run - run - to the Pepsi Center to crowd around Sakic. Newspaper sports columnists would come down off their thrones to see what the fuss was about. The “PTI” guys might even slip it in their countdown, right between some contrived debates over Terrell Owens’ Sharpie and Mark Cuban’s new goatee.
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