By Mike G. Morreale
NHL.com Staff Writer
Please excuse former ECHL and current St. Louis Blues goalie Manny Legace while he sets the record straight.
“People will never mistake me for a (Martin) Brodeur or even a (Miikka) Kiprusoff,’’ Legace told NHL.com. “I’m just that type of goalie who’s trying to do enough to keep my team in the game.’’
While that may be true, Legace’s play earned him a spot on the Western Conference for the 2008 NHL All-Star Game. Being named to the All-Star Game meant the world to Legace.
“I don’t think I stopped smiling for three weeks when I got the news,’’ Legace said. “You have no idea how excited I was when I got the call and how excited I was leading up to game; it was an absolute blast. I always watched All-Star Games on television with my dad. To go out there and not worry about hockey, but just have some fun was great. I had an entourage of about 20 people, including aunts and uncles from Detroit.’’