'Never in 21 years of covering sports have I met an athlete who measures up to LaFontaine when assessing both the magnitude of the talent and the quality of the individual. He was a superstar without pretense, an idol securely grounded, always stopping to put himself in the other person's shoes.'
LaFontaine was a Hall of a player . . . and person
June 16, 2003 Submitted by
Via: Buffalo News