BY: Bruce Berlet, (Special to Howlings)
New York Rangers rookie sensation Chris Kreider was among the hockey notables at a fundraiser in Greenwich on Sunday for the Marty Lyons Foundation organized by Greenwich native and AHL All-Star Cam Atkinson.
Others who joined Kreider and Atkinson included Martin St. Louis, a Greenwich resident and NHL All-Star wing with the Tampa Bay Lightning, Farmington native and former Avon Old Farms standout center Nick Bonino of the Anaheim Ducks, New York Islanders high-scoring wing Matt Moulson, former Yale star Sean Backman of the Bridgeport Sound Tigers and Springfield Falcons defenseman Daniel New. Kreider joined the Rangers in April after helping Boston College win a second national title in three years, and Atkinson, a former BC teammate, began and ended the season with the Columbus Blue Jackets while leading the Falcons with 29 goals.
Montreal Canadiens fans Steve Mendelssohn and Shaun Liebskind of Milford also came to see star wing Max Pacioret...