Final shifts for '09, a boy's childhood
This is Jack, 9 years old and looking out over the Grand Canyon on a picture-perfect Arizona day in late April.
Jack owns Alex Ovechkin and Evgeni Malkin T-shirts just like the Sidney Crosby one he is wearing in the picture; they are the three most compelling players in the NHL today and were the first-, second- and third-leading goal scorers, respectively, this past season.
Jack also has a Brian Gionta shirt because he saw a New Jersey Devils game at the new rink last year, ...
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