And chances are, if you're like me, the last time you'll feel compelled to do so. Boo-yea.
Actually, a very well done piece.
One thing that has struck me since the beginning of this sad episode is the rare character, strength and love of Dan Snyder's parents. Cannot emphasize enough the impression they have left with this reader. Talk about role models.
After dinner, Snyder turned to Kovalchuk as he got into Heatley's Ferrari. "Bye, Kovi," he said. "See you tomorrow."
Wow, that's brutal...
Kovalchuk was also at the hospital the night Dan died. He was standing against the wall in that same long hospital hallway when LuAnn Snyder asked for his hand. Here, she said, here's a link from Dan's watch. This team needs you to lead, she told Kovalchuk. "This," she said, "is your link to Dan."