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