Steve Dangle of Sportsnet has been chronicling the Top 100 Moments from the 100th season in the NHL. Today’s moment looks back at Martin St. Louis’s number retirement ceremony and the moments that came from his legendary career.
Tyler Johnson’s back home on the west coast:
It was fun having Spokane native and @TBLightning center Tyler Johnson in the house. Good luck in the upcoming NHL season, @tjohnny09! pic.twitter.com/XDKH8LQMXE— Seattle Sounders FC (@SoundersFC) August 12, 2017
Yesterday, JT Brown approved of the Red Wings’ strong statement against racial hate groups, and so did we here at Raw Charge.
August 12, 2017
Tiny reporter Wyatt Ross took some time to interview Braydon Coburn yesterday.
With only 55 days remaining until the @TBLightning home opener, it's time for some Braydon Coburn! #NHLJrReporter #GoBolts pic.twitter.com/mpG5XxAQot— Wyatt Ross (@HockeyWyatt) August 12, 2017
New ECHL partnership will send Syracuse Crunch depth players just down the road: “The Adirondack Thunder, based in Glens Falls, announced Tuesday that it will be ECHL home of some Tampa Bay prospects that don't stick with the Crunch. Tampa Bay will be the secondary affiliate of Adirondack, as the Thunder's true affiliation is with the New Jersey Devils. Technically, the Lightning's arrangement with Adirondack is called a ‘working agreement.’” [Syracuse.com]
Pierre-Luc Leblonde, former Syracuse Crunch/Toronto Marlies player (among other teams), has announced his retirement from hockey.
1. Hanging them up friends! I'm gonna go ahead and NOT thank anyone..... pic.twitter.com/pb38VR131k— Pierre-Luc Leblond (@PLLeblond) August 13, 2017
Thanks again and know that today is not a sad day but a wonderful ending to a great journey. THANKS everyone for beeing part of it!— Pierre-Luc Leblond (@PLLeblond) August 13, 2017
Former GM of the Ottawa Senators, Bryan Murray, has passed away.
Our hearts are with the family and friends of Bryan Murray and the @senators organization today as the hockey world loses a great man.— Tampa Bay Lightning (@TBLightning) August 12, 2017
The NHL joins the rest of the hockey community in mourning the loss of Bryan Murray. https://t.co/rD1oZzUrGG— NHL (@NHL) August 12, 2017
"I owe a lot to Bryan as he gave me a shot and he's a big reason why I'm playing in the NHL, " said Senators forward Zack Smith. "It was heartbreaking news to hear of his passing. He was always honest with guys and was just great to work with. " [TSN]