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The Rocket's red (light) glare

Pavel Bure made his season debut Tuesday and picked up where he left off.

Updated: October 16, 2002, 10:45 AM ET
By E.J. Hradek | ESPN The Magazine

Pavel Bure -- the NHL's International Man of Mystery -- returned to the big show Tuesday night. And, to no one's surprise, the icy cool Bure netted a pair of goals to help his Rangers to a 5-4 win over the Leafs in an entertaining no-defense affair at Madison Square Garden.

Bure On each of his two goals, both one-timers from the lower part of the right (off) wing circle, Bure displayed the smarts and hand-eye coordination that make him one of the game's most dangerous offensive players. ...

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