Wednesday, February 15, 2006

Capital Olympians: Day 1

Olaf Kolzig, GER - 30 saves on 33 shots in 4-1 loss to the Czech Republic

Alexander Ovechkin, RUS - Goal, 4 shots on goal, even in 5-3 loss to Slovakia

Ivan Majeksy, SVK - No points or shots on goal, -1 in 5-3 win over Russia

What they're saying:
  • "... Olaf Kolzig played an excellent game in goal." - AP
  • "Canada will try to solve Germany goaltender Olaf Kolzig, who made 30 saves in a 4-1 loss to the Czech Republic on Wednesday... Despite the loss, Kolzig had several key saves that kept the underdog Germans in the game. " - AP
  • "... and NHL rookie star Alexander Ovechkin had put Russia ahead with goals." - AP
  • "...20-year-old sensation Alexander Ovechkin of the Capitals snapped a tie midway through the second period with a power-play goal for Russia... Ovechkin - the NHL's leading rookie scorer and a favorite for the Calder Trophy - restored Russia's lead." - Ticker
  • "We must forget about this game," said Russia's Alexander Ovechkin, who scored a goal. "We play two games in two days all the time in the NHL, so that's OK." - AP

2 comments:

Navi said...

Are those pictures taken of your television...or pictures you got from the internet...

If they're from your television, how'd you get them to look so good?

JP said...

I found them on the 'net. Here, actually.