J4368

Congratulating Kevin Shattenkirk upon the occasion of representing his country as a member of the United States Men's Hockey Team

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  • 02 / Apr / 2014
    • REFERRED TO FINANCE
  • 29 / Apr / 2014
    • REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • 29 / Apr / 2014
    • ADOPTED

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J4368


LEGISLATIVE RESOLUTION congratulating Kevin Shattenkirk upon the occa-
sion of representing his country as a member of the United States Men's
Hockey Team at the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia

WHEREAS, It is the sense of this Legislative Body to extend its full
recognition and grateful tribute to the athletes of New York State who
have dedicated their purposeful lives to athletic achievement and proud-
ly represented their great State and Nation in Olympic competition; and
WHEREAS, Attendant to such concern and in full accord with its long-
standing traditions, this Legislative Body is justly proud to congratu-
late Kevin Shattenkirk upon the occasion of representing his country as
a member of the United States Hockey Team at the 2014 Winter Olympic
Games in Sochi, Russia on February 12-23, 2014; and
WHEREAS, Kevin Shattenkirk, through his remarkable determination,
skill and athleticism was chosen to represent the United States against
the best competition from around the world at the 2014 Winter Olympics
Games; and
WHEREAS, A key player on defense for Team USA, this outstanding young
athlete played impressively against top competition and contributed
three assists for his team during the six-game tournament; and
WHEREAS, Kevin Shattenkirk is the son of Patrick and Barbara Shatten-
kirk of New Rochelle, New York; after graduating high school, he was
selected for the U.S. Men's National Under-18 Hockey Team where he was
named Best Defenseman in 2007; and
WHEREAS, This esteemed Olympian then attended Boston University where
he helped lead his team to the 2008-2009 NCAA Division I Championship;
he was drafted in the first round to play professionally by the Colorado
Avalanche and currently plays for the St. Louis Blues; and
WHEREAS, A role model for all, Kevin Shattenkirk is a talented, dedi-
cated athlete who has brought honor to his community and his family,
coaches, and friends who have encouraged his progress and commended his
hard work; and
WHEREAS, Many will only dream of competing on the world stage; through
his hard work and tenacious spirit, Kevin Shattenkirk has not only made
his dream a reality, he has also given just cause for his family, commu-
nity and State to be proud of his achievements; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause in its deliberations to
congratulate Kevin Shattenkirk upon the occasion of representing his
country as a member of the United States Men's Hockey Team at the 2014
Winter Olympic Games; and be it further
RESOLVED, That a copy of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to Kevin Shattenkirk.

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