stylized Hurricanes flag on each side and a 3-D image of the team logo on the
front, things get personal. On the rear of Ward's helmet, along with his number
30, is a small cross and the name frank ward, his grandfather, who died last
year while Cam was in the AHL playoffs. "I tried to not get too crazy,"
says Ward, a devout Baptist who prays before each game. "Just a couple of
things that are important to me."
has a three-duck night. "On my mask I have Daffy Duck (above) because he is
a funny duck and I'm a funny guy. I have Darkwing Duck [of the early 1990s
cartoon series], who is a hero. I want to be a hero. And there's Scrooge
McDuck. He's rich. I want to be rich," says Bryzgalov, who earned $456,000
this season. The rookie designed the mask himself, complete with a flag of his
native Russia on the back and his nickname-surprise! It's Bryz-on the chin.
HE'S LIVING the
high life now-a 9-3 playoff record through Sunday-so it's fitting that he has
miller time written on the back of his mask. The 25-year-old also has a lizard
to signify, he says, a creature that doesn't think, just acts. And in tribute
to his cousin Matt Schoals, 16, who has leukemia (in remission), Miller has
matt man below a bulldog (Matt wants one). The dog is wearing a hat and sweater
from Miller's alma mater, Michigan State.
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