Over the course of the past 16 years doing commentary on air and in print, there have sadly been many mass shootings and many predictable politicized reactions.
The shootings at Emmanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, however, stands out for two main reasons.
It involved race, and it was done it a church.
The Blues have signed defenseman Andre Benoit to a one-year, two-way contract. The 31-year-old skated in 59 games for Buffalo last season, notching one goal and eight assists to go with 20 penalty minutes. Benoit has also played for Ottawa and Colorado.