Brad Richards’ charity hockey clinic in Staten Island is going on now and Katie Strang says that along with Richards is Ryan Callahan, Marian Gaborik, Brian Boyle, Marc Staal, Carl Hagelin, Dan Girardi, Steve Eminger, Taylor Pyatt, Jeff Halpern and Anton Stralman.
Strang tweets “Kids are going bananas, really cool event. Nice change of pace from the doom and gloom of Lockout-land”
Steve Zipay says that about 110 kids in total will be taking part in the event.
Henrik Lundqvist will be one of the goalies in the Operation Hat Trick charity Hockey Game next week in AC, according to Tim Panaccio.
Ryan Callahan will also participate
Ranger teammates Brad Richards, Steve Eminger, Jeff Halpern and Brian Boyle will also be there.
Adam Rotter: This is awesome and for a great cause. If you are planning to attend and have interest writing about the game, please email Adam.
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8:31PM: Panaccio says that the rosters are Hartnell, Richards, Ryan, Timonen, Dan Carcillo, JVR, Williams, Gagne, Braydon Coburn, Ville Leino, Steve Eminger, Jeff Halpern, Brian Boyle, Jody Shelley and James Neal.
So the Rangers participating are Richards, Eminger, Halpern and Boyle.
8:10AM: According to Tim Panaccio, Scott Hartnell is putting together a game next week in Atlantic City to benefit the victims of Hurricane Sandy.
The game will be at 7PM at the Boardwalk Hall.
Brad Richards is expected to be the captain of one of the teams.
Other NHLers playing in the game are Bobby Ryan, Kimmo Timonen, Simon Gagne, Justin Williams, James van Riemsdyk and more are expected to be announced.
More information will be posted when it becomes available.
Note: Brad Richards Is Running A Clinic For Hurricane Victims on Staten Island
Richards told him “When it first happened, being in Manhattan with no power, you didn’t really know how bad it was. Now, being down here and seeing it on TV and seeing the stories about people who haven’t been helped yet, you can see how widespread the destruction was.”
Steve Eminger added “The whole city is pulling together. It’s not something we’re doing to get our names in the paper, it’s just something we’re doing.”