Now that it's over, let's take the Sundin saga for what it was -- a sham

Updated: December 19, 2008, 12:08 AM ET
By Scott Burnside | ESPN.com

Hallelujah, Howie Morenz! The big man has spoken.

And so, it shall be, evermore, the Vancouver Canucks.

Or at least for the rest of this season.

Or until the money runs out.

What a sham this has been, this threepenny opera.

Samuel Beckett's "Waiting for Godot" was known stylistically as the theater of the absurd, but that play about waiting for something momentous had nothing on "Waiting for Mats."

For months, the hockey ...

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