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Wesley, Hurricanes have knack for blocking shots

Updated: June 9, 2006, 9:26 PM ET
Associated Press

EDMONTON, Alberta -- Growing up, Glen Wesley got plenty of experience blocking shots. His two older brothers used to take him out in the backyard, stick him in front of a goal and fire tennis balls at him.

Little did he know how much that painful experience would pay off down the road.

During the Stanley Cup finals, Wesley has been like a second goalie in front of Carolina's Cam Ward, continually throwing his body in front of the puck before it gets to the rookie ...

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