Messier's 1-2 punch just like Mr. Hockey's
No story is ever great without a compelling villain. Every Shane needs a Jack Palance. Every James Bond a Goldfinger. Every Peter Pan a Captain Hook.
The amazing thing about Mark Messier was, he could be both.
As news of Messier's retirement became official Monday, ex-Calgary Flame Jamie Hislop remembered seeing him come in to Cincinnati of the WHA at age 17.
"He played only 40 games or so, and scored one goal, I think. But you could just tell. He was already physically ...
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