Professional hockey player Rob D'Amico is confused
when he's chosen to take part in a reading program for inner-city students.
While athletes are role models, he tends toward the gregarious and playful
side, rather than a studious bent.
Despite the lack of funding plaguing her inner-city
district, every day, kindergarten teacher Alaina Rossa ensures her students
learn something to prepare them for life. At first, she's unsure how a hockey
player will help her achieve that goal.
When Rob visits Alaina's class for the first time,
the kids welcome him with open arms, despite the lack of even the basic
supplies for their education. He takes it upon himself to get the students what
they need, sweeping Alaina up in the excitement.
time goes by and she learns more about Rob, Alaina finds her heart opening to
him. Is it possible her soul mate could be found in a world so different from
her own? As for Rob, the last person he thought he'd find love with was an
elementary school teacher wearing clothes permanently stained with finger
paint. But when you're playing for keeps, sometimes you have to get a little