It’s Patty’s Day

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Pat LaFontaine to Have His Number Retired by Sabres Tonight

There’s a tendency on tribute days to overstate the achievements of the honoree. It can seem like the next step is canonization.
Some days, though, even the flowery speeches fall short of conveying the impact of the person. Today is one of those days.
Canonization? In Buffalo this month, there are two St. Patty’s Days.

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