There are times when events transpire in life and they cause you to come to the realization that things will never be the same again. For Mark Stone, one such moment came last summer, on Aug. 1 to be exact, when he was sitting in the passenger’s seat of his agent’s car on his way to the Toronto airport. They were returning from a downtown hotel, where Stone had just agreed to a one-year contract with the Ottawa Senators. The deal avoided a potentially messy arbitration hearing scheduled for later that same day. But as it turned out, it only postponed the inevitable. That day, for the first time in his NHL career, Stone began seriously contemplating a future that didn’t include the Senators, the only team he’d ever known.
On the surface, Stone being dealt to the Vegas Golden Knights and hi...
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