For the last 15 years, Donnie Sweeney has graced the blue line for the Boston Bruins.
I am going to miss the guy. He wasn't the best player, but he was a guy you root for. I met him once in his second year or so while he was doing the Bruins' Wives Carnival. He was terrific with the fans and a class act.
I was at that game last week. The ironic part of the whole incident was that his target, Jason Allison(with a history of knee issues), emerged unscathed, while Marchement, in obvious agony, also received a two-minute penalty. Hell of a way to go out.