from George Johnson of the Calgary Herald,
The way a group of nuns sit around talking about the Pope. Or guitarists speak in reverent tones of Clapton.
“Vinny,” announced Jay Feaster on Friday, “is a very, very talented guy. That’s a tough day for the franchise in Tampa. I started in pro hockey the same year Vinny started with the Lightning.
“Special guy. Special player.”
Vincent Lecavalier is a free man come July 5.
Might his old boss, Feaster, smitten by nostalgia for a collaboration that helped snag a Stanley Cup in 2004, be pitching ardent woo the minute the clock strikes the witching hour on free-agency?
Goodness, let’s hope not.