We might take him for granted because we see him all the time these days, but Lightning founder and radio analyst Phil Esposito remains royalty in Boston. He's on this trip doing Lightning radio. You should see the reverence with which he is treated here in Beantown.
Does anyone have it better than Boston right now when it comes to sports? The Bruins and Celtics are in the second round of the playoffs. The Red Sox have the best record in baseball. And the Patriots are still the Patriots. You look at Boston and just … hate them, right?
Few national anthem singers can rev up a crowd like Boston's Rene Rancourt. He closes each performance with a few fist pumps to send the crowd into a frenzy. Why, he's the second-best anthem singer in the NHL. Behind the Lightning's Sonya Bryson, of course.