McKee rushes in where angels fear to tread


‘”After four hours of sleep, I woke up about 5 a.m. with a severe pain in my left shin and calf,” he recalled. “By 7, my leg was so swollen, I couldn’t walk. Here we were one game from the Stanley Cup Final and a staff infection was attacking my body. By 8, I was at the hospital and doctors were talking about how the infection, if not caught quickly, might take my leg or being life-threatening.”‘