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Lightning to honor Dave Andreychuk with statue

The Lightning will honor former captain Dave Andreychuk with a statue on Thunder Alley in front of the Tampa Bay Times Forum. It will be unveiled in a pregame ceremony April 5.

The life-sized bronze statue will depict Andreychuk hoisting the Stanley Cup over his head after the Lightning defeated the Flames in Game 7 of the 2004 finals. It will stand 9 feet and weigh 600 pounds, created by Steven Dickey, who designed the Phil Esposito statue that is at the entrance of the Forum.

"Obviously it's a great honor," said Andreychuk, 50, the Lightning's vice president of corporate and community affairs. "I was overwhelmed."

Joe Smith, Times Staff Writer

Lightning to honor Dave Andreychuk with statue 03/10/14 [Last modified: Monday, March 10, 2014 7:54pm]
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