Remember the player draft for the 2011 All-Star game in Raleigh?
Remember how Phil Kessel was picked last?
Two things about that:
First, do you remember how good he was about it, how he donated the $20,000 consolation prize to a Cancer charity and laughed off what was clearly an excruciating moment where he was last pick among 42 all-stars.
Anyone, anyone who was the last pick on the playground, not an uncommon bitter memory among sportswriters by the way, would have shuddered. I would have considered therapy.
“Something good (comes out of it),” Kessel ...