This isn't the month, to put it mildly, to pout about the absence of sports. Thousands more will be afflicted. Thousands more will die.
Patric Hornqvist held it high. Then, he held it a little higher. Maybe no more than a millimeter, but definitely higher.
I'd rather not have sports without fans, as I shared in this space yesterday. But I'd still rather have sports.
Two very different voices, two very distinct perspectives, one singular view: Games without fans would be awful.
In the Penguins' pantheon, a half-century and a handful of Stanley Cups deep, putting away the Metro's last-place team in March shouldn't rank as all that prominent.
Exactly 25 days from today, at a couple ticks past 8 p.m., Roger Goodell will speak the six most predictable words in professional sports: The Bengals are on the clock.