December 2, 2022

Referee Chris Rooney cracked the speech before the Rangers Lightning match

Referee Chris Rooney cracked the speech before the Rangers Lightning match

The Rangers season got off to a weird start on Tuesday.

Before The editorial of Rangers Lightning at MSG – First US game of the season – Veteran referee Chris Rooney delivered an awkward welcome speech before dropping the disc that was NHL Twitter in hysteria.

“To our wonderful players and wonderful fans, welcome to the opening night of the 2022-23 regular season,” Rooney said while standing at the ice center. “What is better than this? Good luck to all players. Let’s have a great season.”

Players from both teams stood awkwardly on the ice until Rooney dropped the disc. The extraordinary impromptu moment marked an unforgettable start to the 2022-23 season.

“Everything about this is funny,” One person tweeted. From a lackluster rendition, ‘what’s better than this,’ even Chris Rooney was described as one of the best players in the league. The NHL is back.”

NHL referee Chris Rooney gives a welcome speech before a Rangers-Lightning game at Madison Square Garden on October 11, 2022.
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“I can’t believe they made Chris Rooney do that,” Someone else tweeted. “I would have died if I was about to get rid of facing lol.”

One person He said That they had an “indirect embarrassment” to Rooney during his speech.

Others enjoyed Ronnie’s speech before dropping by with one person Twitter“I need to hear Chris Rooney’s thoughts before every confrontation.”

Referee Chris Rooney directs a game between the Chicago Blackhawks and the Vegas Golden Knights at the T-Mobile Arena on December 10, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Referee Chris Rooney directs a game between the Chicago Blackhawks and the Vegas Golden Knights at the T-Mobile Arena on December 10, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada.


Referee Chris Rooney announces a call during Game Two of the 2019 Stanley Cup Finals between the Boston Bruins and St. Louis Blues on May 29, 2019, at TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts.


It is unclear how Rooney’s speech came to fruition.

Rangers defeated Lightning, 3-1, in the highly anticipated rematch of the 2021-22 Eastern Conference Finals. The Rangers visit the Minnesota Wild on Thursday.