He was born in Laval, Quebec, Canada on June 18, 1975.
I won’t go into his journey to the NHL, that story has been covered numerous times, but before I delve into the controversy that is Martin St.
Louis ended up on Team Canada anyway due to Stamkos’ broken leg).
I won’t deny the fact that I was actively rooting for Los Angeles during that Stanley Cup Final.
I also won’t deny the fact that I was happy the Kings rather quickly dispatched the Rangers.
Most point to General Manager Steve Yzerman’s decision to leave St.
Louis off Team Canada’s Olympic team as the big tipping point (ironically St.
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Dave Mishkin's take on the event is bound to be historic. Louis’s story is well known throughout the hockey world.I believe it was a combination of both, although personally, I think St.Louis being upset at Yzerman for making a hockey decision is immature and rash on his part, but I’m not Martin St. The family reasoning I can relate to on a personal level.These fans feel betrayed by the man who up and left the team when they needed him most.It will take time for these fans to fully turn around on MSL.Louis, let me first detail why Marty was so dear to the fans of Tampa Bay. Louis is the career leader for the Lightning in assists (588) and points (953). He endeared himself to the fans by proving every expert wrong that being too small would be his failing.