A Kinder, More Violent Time

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This love letter to Ron Francis contains some gems, particularly its recognition of “Mr. Consistency” as a man who did everything with “dignified, quiet elegance,” despite playing during a time when everyone had to “fight their own teammates for jobs … and when I say fight, I mean everyone fought.” But while this little walk down memory lane is nice, it distracts from the larger, more ice-shattering point: Tomorrow morning, there will be a Hartford Whaler in the Hall Of Fame.

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