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Video: Keith Yandle honors 8 year-old bombing victim Martin Richard

Apr 21, 2013, 10:46 AM EDT

The bombing at the Boston Marathon hit home for the Boston Bruins as we’ve seen during the past week, but it’s been hard to watch for players from the area away from the city as well. One player in particular is Phoenix defenseman Keith Yandle.

Last night before the Coyotes’ 3-2 shootout win over Chicago, Yandle skated in warmups wearing a jersey paying tribute to 8 year-old victim Martin Richard.

Yandle spoke with Fox Sports Arizona’s Todd Walsh about showing such outward support for the victims and his thoughts on watching the capture of lead suspect Dzhokar Tsarnaev.

(Photo courtesy of Paul Bissonnette’s Twitter)

  1. mclovinhockey - Apr 21, 2013 at 11:02 AM

    The class of this guy even trumps his talent.

    • eigglesnosuperbowls - Apr 21, 2013 at 12:37 PM

      Thumbs up don’t do this justice ,,,,just leave it alone !

  2. mccourty1sland - Apr 21, 2013 at 11:23 AM

    Went to high school with Keith he’s a great kid. Hope that Chechen turd gets taken to the woodshed.

  3. capsfan19 - Apr 21, 2013 at 11:48 AM

    So awesome! Thatd be crazy if like the whole team did it or something

  4. garyleee - Apr 21, 2013 at 12:12 PM

    Total class!!! Wish he was a Bruin

  5. eigglesnosuperbowls - Apr 21, 2013 at 12:21 PM

    This is why the NHL is the greatest game on earth ! To little MARTY, may it be nothing but hat tricks and rainbows ! God Bless little guy !

  6. reeggss - Apr 21, 2013 at 12:30 PM

    Total class move, add another name to the keith yandle fan list.

  7. jimeejohnson - Apr 21, 2013 at 5:04 PM

    Guess Charles Barkley was wrong about athletes NOT being role models for kids.

  8. mizbinboston - Apr 21, 2013 at 8:04 PM

    Thanks, Mr. Yandle. He was also the one to write Pray for Boston on his skates. 100% class.
    Can he use or sell the proceeds from that jersey to help the Richards family? Wife & daughter both lost limbs and it’s going to be a long road to recovery for everyone.

  9. Haleigh - Apr 21, 2013 at 9:57 PM

    Reblogged this on Doan Stop Believing.

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