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Link: Tonelli and Goring ‘Honored’ and ‘Humbled’ by Number Retirement

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This is great. It’s about time these two have gotten the recognition that only a handful of players from the Cup years have earned. JT, and Butch were a huge part of those Cups, Goring by being the “final piece” traded to the Island before Cup #1, and JT with huge play after huge play in clutch situations to keep the 19 playoff series win streak intact. (Pittsburgh Game 5 anyone?)

And I’m glad, though some Isles fans may be disappointed, that they are not hanging 91 in the rafters when Toronto is in town. Let the night be about Butch, not that other guy. He deserves his moment in the spotlight.

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