Found September 22, 2012 on Larry Brown Sports:
PLAYERS: Guy Boucher
Tampa Bay Lightning coach Guy Boucher was invited to throw out the first pitch before the Rays-Blue Jays game on Friday, and he delivered quite the unique performance. The hockey coach shot the ball to the catcher using a stick. Wearing jersey No. 7, Boucher delivered a perfect strike to catcher Stephen Vogt, who also had a hockey stick and goalie-style mask. Vogt even guarded home plate like a goalie. The Lightning coach was there to celebrate the hockey team’s 20th anniversary. As part of Lightning night, Rays employees even wore buttons on their uniforms that said “Go Bolts.” Boucher later spoke to The Tampa Tribune and expressed optimism about the NHL lockout ending. “I think there is good will on both sides and I’m sure they will find a way,” said Boucher. “Hopefully it’s quick, and if it’s quick, we haven’t lost much right now. . . . I have faith in the players and the owners that they will find a way.” Boucher shooting the first pitch at the Rays game continued the st...
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
RELATED ARTICLES

Lightning coach Guy Boucher delivers first pitch at Rays game with hockey stick (Video)

The Tampa Bay Rays honored the 20th anniversary of the NHL's Tampa Bay Lightning before Friday night's game by having head coach Guy Boucher deliver the ceremonial first pitch. Instead of throwing it, Boucher placed the ball on the rubber of the pitcher's mound and used a hockey stick to flick a wrist shot of the baseball towards home plate. Amazingly, the shot by...

Tampa Bay Lightning Coach Guy Boucher Uses Hockey Stick to Shoot Baseball Off Mound for Rays' First Pitch (Video)

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...

Video- Guy Boucher From 60 Feet 6 Inches

  Greg Wyshynski of Puck Daddy has all the details on the opening pitch from Boucher last night.

(Video) Tampa Bay Lightning head coach Guy Boucher Delivered the Rays 1st Pitch via Hockey Stick

Tampa Bay Lightning head coach Guy Boucher slap shot the ceremonial first pitch at the Rays, Toronto Blue Jays game last night. Shhh. He had a lot of practice. Rays beat the awful Jays,... Full story at Bob's Blitz ~ http://www.bobsblitz.com
Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.