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Couture just excited to be in New York

Thursday, 09.08.2011 / 4:41 PM

By Deborah Francisco - NHL.com Staff Writer / 2011 Player Media Tour

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Couture just excited to be in New York
As one of the new guys on this year's NHL Player Media Tour, 22-year-old Logan Couture is just along for the ride.

In the below video, he discusses his undying love for the Toronto Blue Jays, confesses his lack of style, and divulges which fellow NHL player he is most excited to meet on the Player Media Tour.


This is actually the young center's second visit to the Big Apple; the Sharks spent a day in New York last season after playing a game across the river in New Jersey.

"Jumbo (Joe Thornton) wanted to go shopping, so we walked through all of these shopping spots with him and I just stared at all of these expensive shoes," Couture said.

Although he saw some of the sights on his first visit, he is excited to check out ground zero while he is here, especially since it's so close to the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 tragedy.
Quote of the Day

It's about enjoying the moment. It's pretty cool to get that many people together and that excited about hockey to the point they really want you to mess up. They've got a ton of red jerseys and you have to sit back and appreciate people love hockey that much and you are the one out there who gets to play the game. Just try and stick with that respect for the game and also the mentality that for me it's just about entering the fight and seeing how long I can stay in it.

— Canucks goaltender Ryan Miller on what he expects from the fans in Calgary for Game 6