Originally written September 22, 2012 on NESN.com:
Tampa Bay Lightning coach Guy Boucher isn't going to let a little lockout ruin his fun. Boucher, whose Lightning will celebrate their 20th season this year if the NHL season ends up happening, was invited to toss out the first pitch at a Tampa Bay Rays game this week. Boucher obliged, but he did it with his own special style, bringing along a hockey stick to literally "flip" the pitch in to catcher Stephen Vogt, who also brought suitable gear for the occasion. Check out the hockey-baseball combination in the video below.
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