|(Credit: Clint Trahan/Abbotsford Heat)|
Ross Bonander remembers him for a few on ice moments:
Ross is of course referring to Game 3 of the Calder Cup Finals against Hershey, which got a lot of likes, and the Stars' Januaury 29th 2010 game against the Abbotsford Heat. I wrote at the time:
"In arguably the best moment of the night, Luke Gazdic came out to congratulate Wathier on the fight as he exited the ice and entered the players' tunnel."
Ross also recalled his OT goal against Toronto on November 3rd, 2011.
Here's a shot of that moment, courtesy of Judy True.
Bob Elliot waxed poetic on Wathier's constant energy. Fans agreed. His comment was the top liked comment in the thread.
So many others in the thread remembered Wathier for the little things that he did around the ice and off the ice in the community.
Al Hamilton seems to sum things up pretty well overall.
Clearly he will be missed.