Washington Rattlers Goalie Covers 55th NHL All-Star Game for Local Sports Network
2/1/07 - Several weeks ago, I had the opportunity to do something that most hockey fans would enjoy doing. I had the great fortune to cover the NHL All-Star Game in Dallas. Since I think alot of our visitors would enjoy hearing about it, I will spin the tale of the trip in this edition of "The Crease." With some time between myself and the events of the trip, I'd have to say it was a good experience. But at the time, IT WASN'T!!!
I originally suggested the trip to our fine management at Comcast Sportsnet for one purpose - to cover Alexander Ovechkin in his first All-Star game. My idea was to tail him over the three days and get some good, all-access type video. First off, I was amazed that they bit on my pitch. We barely acknowledge that hockey exsists. As for what I had originally intended to do...Well...
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