Missing J.R. already

Frank Rekas, Plantation, Florida

From your first shift as a Chicago Blackhawk, I knew you would be special. 

You quickly became my favorite NHL player with your fearless play.  You put me at the edge of my seat with every shift and put a smile on my face with your colorful comments.

You have had a great career and I am so glad to have watched you evolve into the player that you ultimately became.
I will always have great memories of you and the thrills you gave to me as your biggest fan.  There will never be another like you.

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Congratulations on a great career and for being able to do it all on your terms.

I am going to miss you!