"Yes," he said with a warm smile that he hoped conveyed that it was quite all right if she had never heard of him. "I'm only here because my sister likes to shop here - I thought I'd pick her up something for Christmas. She spends so much more time in this part of town than I do, though. ... I didn't realize there'd be quite this many people." And he hadn't expected to run into anyone magical, either, of course. "Well - I hope the season's going well," he said, meaning to be polite. He assumed she still played, having no reason to think otherwise, but couldn't have said what team she played for at all.