There is so much to talk about after the start of another frenzied free-agency signing period. But first things first.
As in talking about the imporant stuff first.
Send some prayers, best wishes and positive karma Brett MacLean’s way. His was the most shocking hockey story of the past week or so. You would never imagine a 23-year-old pro athlete experiencing a “cardiac emergency” as MacLean did last Monday night while playing hockey. But these things do occur to young athletes with often tragic results.
As someone who is one-year-plus recovery from a heart attack, let me tell you it is no fun and a scary, scary time. But unlike MacLean, I’m an old guy, so it is more expected in my demographic neighborhood. But a 23-year-old athlete? Makes me shudder.
But there is good news. MacLean is said to be improving.Continue reading "Prayers for MacLean and free-agency thoughts"