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Rats' victory caps emotional reunion

Albany River Rats players Mike Angelidis (10) and Pat Dwyer (24) congratulate, from left, Lucy Britton, Diane Kelly and Roberta Gale, all of the Berkshire Medical Center, before the team’s game Sunday at the Times Union Center in Albany. The hospital staffers were honored for the help they provided last month after the team’s bus crashed on I-90 in Massachusetts.
Photographer: Barry Sloan
Albany River Rats players Mike Angelidis (10) and Pat Dwyer (24) congratulate, from left, Lucy Britton, Diane Kelly and Roberta Gale, all of the Berkshire Medical Center, before the team’s game Sunday at the Times Union Center in Albany. The hospital staffers were honored for the help they provided last month after the team’s bus crashed on I-90 in Massachusetts.
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The first honor paid tribute to the Massachusetts emergency personnel who tended to the Albany River Rats following their Feb. 19 bus crash came in an on-ice ceremony before Sunday’s game, the team’s first at the Times Union Center since the accident. A second tribute came in the third period, when the Rats scored twice in the last 9:46 to produce a 4-2 win over Norfolk and cap their emotional return. Defenseman Brett Carson, who ...

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