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When you were little, someone must have asked you what you wanted to be when you grew up. Some of us wanted to be lawyers. Others, the president. When I was six, I told my parents I was going to be an astronaut. That did not work out, so yay for hockey blogging.
When Capitals defenseman John Carlson was asked what he wanted to be while he was a youngster, he nailed it. He wanted to be a hockey player– a famous one at that.
Scores GWG to win 2010 World Junior Championship for the US.
Carlson wins the 2010-11 AHL Championship with Hershey. (Photo credit: Kyle Mace)
According to Elliotte Friedman, NHL refs think Carlson will win a Norris someday.
Now flex on the doubters, J-Car.