It was the first time he’d skated in front of a home crowd while wearing it. His was the last name announced during pregame introductions at the Tampa Bay Lightning home opener Thursday night. …
… Captain Marty St. Louis.
It’s about time.
Look, everyone knew it was going to be 26 after Vinny Lecavalier was bought out.
And everyone knows it will eventually be Steven Stamkos wearing hockey’s magic letter.
But this matters to Marty St. Louis, in the twilight, or any light, since becoming the NHL’s oldest scoring champion last season, at age 37. He hip-checked that twilight deal into the boards.
Source: Martin Finnelly, Tampa Tribune