Found November 25, 2012 on
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While everything about last night's Operation Hat Trick charity game was perfect, one strange site was seeing Vinny from the "Jersey Shore" as Team Richards head coach.
Assuming the reason he participated was because of his obvious connection to New Jersey. He's also from Staten Island which was one of the areas hardest hit by Hurricane Sandy...
So much fun tonight!! Big W and coach @vinnyguadagnino was happy with the team:) instagr.am/p/Sb-2ZmCrSP/
— Henrik Lundqvist (@HLundqvist30) November 25, 2012
...despite Vinny's connections to the tragedy, I still don't think belonged at the event. His being there seemed like more of a publicity stunt you'd see from the NBA, not our beloved NHL where things are much more humbled.
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Henrik Lundqvist had 57 saves and pretty much single handedly won the game for Team Richards in front of a soldout crowd of 10,792 in Atlantic City. But that doesn't really matter. What does, is the hundreds of thousands of dollars raised for victims of Hurricane Sandy.
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Locked-out NHL players hit the ice Saturday night to raise money for Superstorm Sandy victims.
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Thirty-two NHL players got together in Atlantic City Saturday night and gave fans a little more than hockey to cheer for.
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Some players made the best of the situation and helped to organize a charity game in Atlantic City, a trip that was not so convenient for many of the attendees (Henrik Lundqvist...
Along with 10,791 other hockey fans, I was in attendance at Atlantic City’s Boardwalk Hall last night as Team Richards defeated Team Hartnell 10-6 in “Operation Hat Trick.”
The Sandy relief event, organized by ex-Flyer Todd Fedoruk, featured nine members of the New York Rangers: Henrik Lundqvist, Brad Richards, Brian Boyle, Taylor Pyatt, Arron Asham, Jeff Halpern, Dan Girardi...