Resolution J2102-2013

Congratulating Kyle Flanagan upon being named a finalist for the Hobey Baker Award



  • Jun 11, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Jun 4, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE


LEGISLATIVE  RESOLUTION  congratulating Kyle Flanagan upon being named a
finalist for the 2012-13 Hobey  Baker  Award,  and  signing  a  one year
contract with the Philadelphia Flyers

WHEREAS,  Kyle Flanagan, through his diligence and rigorous efforts, was
named a finalist for the Hobey Baker Award, as one of the top 10  colle-
giate ice hockey players of the 2012-13 collegiate hockey season; and
  WHEREAS,  Kyle Flanagan, who recently completed his senior year at St.
Lawrence University in his hometown of Canton, has  also  signed  a  one
year contract with the Philadelphia Flyers; and
  WHEREAS,  Kyle  Flanagan  will join the Flyers' American Hockey League
affiliate, Adirondack Phantoms; and
  WHEREAS, During his senior college season, Kyle Flanagan  recorded  15
goals and 32 assists for 47 points over the course of 35 games; and
  WHEREAS,  Kyle  Flanagan  also served as a captain of the St. Lawrence
Hockey Team for his final two seasons; and
  WHEREAS, During his four years as  a  college  player,  Kyle  Flanagan
scored 46 goals, with 101 assists for 147 points over 134 games; and
  WHEREAS,  Prior to his college hockey career, Kyle Flanagan played for
two seasons for the Cedar Rapids Roughriders in the United States Hockey
League; and
  WHEREAS, This outstanding young man, has shown a passion for his sport
and has achieved unparalleled athletic success; and
  WHEREAS, Kyle Flanagan's perseverance in rising through the  ranks  of
young  hockey  players  is  a strong indication of his ability to master
difficult tasks; his accomplishments will enable  him  to  emerge  as  a
leader,  fully equipped to meet the challenges of today's complex socie-
ty; and
  WHEREAS, Kyle Flanagan is a credit to  his  family,  his  school,  his
community,  his  State  and  his Nation, and no doubt his future will be
filled with accomplishments of equal importance; now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in  its  deliberations,  in
recognition  of  the  significance  of  this meritorious achievement, to
congratulate and honor Kyle Flanagan upon being named a finalist for the
2012-13 Hobey Baker Award and for signing a contract with the Philadelp-
hia Flyers; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Kyle Flanagan.


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