Follow our live coverage of former Tampa Bay Lightning standout Marty St. Louis' jersey retirement, from the opening news conference (Thursday, 5 p.m.), through the puck drop before the Lightning's game against the Buffalo Sabres (Thursday, 7:30 p.m.) and the retirement ceremony (Friday, 6:30 p.m.) prior to the game against the Columbus Blue Jackets (Friday, 8 p.m.).
Tampa Bay TimesLightning great Marty St. Louis' No. 26 will be retired in a pregame ceremony at Amalie Arena. Among the speakers will be Columbus Blue Jackets coach John Tortorella, who coached St. Louis during his greatest seasons, including the season St. Louis won the Hart Trophy as NHL MVP and the Bolts won the Stanley Cup.
Tampa Bay TimesDirk Shadd has covered the Tampa Bay Lightning as his main photo beat for the past 18 seasons for the Tampa Bay Times. It's been an incredible ride with many playoff runs including the thrilling Stanley Cup Championship of 2004.
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