Sidney Crosby is in no mood to get caught up in his own personal narrative, the one eager to attach whatever happens to the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference finals on Thursday against Tampa Bay to the superstar's legacy.
The scene on Sunday night at The Blue Line, a hockey-themed bar in the River Market, symbolizes a passion for hockey in Kansas City. But 40 years after the Scouts left and nearly 10 years after the opening of the Sprint Center, prospects of the NHL returning any time soon are slim.
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