May 19, 2014 in Sports

Rangers attend funeral of teammate’s mother


New York Rangers coaches and players joined star forward Martin St. Louis at his mother’s funeral in Laval, Quebec, outside Montreal on Sunday. St. Louis’ former Tampa Bay Lightning teammate Steven Stamkos and Hall of Famer Guy Lafleur also attended. “It was a very personal matter for Marty,” said Rangers defenseman Ryan McDonagh. “We just wanted to be there to support him and his family.” His mother, France St. Louis, died suddenly three days before Mother’s Day in the middle of the Rangers’ series against the Pittsburgh Penguins. She was 63. Game 2 against Montreal is tonight ( 5 p.m., NBC Sports) – Associated Press

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