That message came out of an emergency meeting conducted by NHL director of hockey operations Colin Campbell before Saturday's skills competition.
Adding spice and a unique flavor to the experience was Tampa's annual Gasparilla Pirate Invasion, which drew what officials estimated as an additional 200,000 people to the downtown waterfront for a parade and other activities.
Burns' Pacific Division teammates, though, almost came through with a clean sweep of the other skills competition events at Amalie Arena in Tampa, Florida, played in advance of Sunday's NHL All-Star Game.
Note: San Jose will host the 2019 NHL All-Star game, NHL commissioner Gary Bettman announced Saturday.
The 20-year-old was named All-Star Game MVP, triggering a $212,500 entry-level bonus.
Fans from all over the country (and also Canada) descended on to Amalie Arena's silver parking lot and Cotanchobee Park for a three-day festival of live music, food and hockey games of their own. There were coaches who happened to be in town, some general managers.
The Lightning, celebrating their 25th season, reached the All-Star break with the league's best record and have re-emerged as a championship contender after narrowly missing the playoffs a year ago.
"I had a really fun time tonight", Boeser said. Just 32 seconds later, P.K. Subban tied the game with 2:31 to play. "We're looking forward to a terrific All-Star Weekend in San Jose".
The two Eastern Conference teams took the ice next.
Feaster, who worked for the Lightning from 1998 to 2008, returned to in 2014 to lead the club's youth and high school outreach efforts after a stint as GM of the Calgary Flames.
The biggest issue with the next World Cup is the possibility that the collective bargaining agreement could expire in September 2020 - the natural place to hold it, four years after the previous one.
Unfortunately for the folks in the stadium, Kid Rock played more than just one song for them (the telecast cut him off after one) but the scars of what we saw was too much to handle.
Here are the final rosters for each divisional team. But if you want to enter the address into your Google maps app, the exact address is 601 Channelside Drive. "It's the team. It's what Jeff puts into the community".