The Tampa Bay Lightning honored 100-year-old Bill Monfort as the 36th Lightning Community Hero of the 2016-17 season during the first period of tonight’s game versus the Arizona Coyotes. Monfort, who received a $50,000 donation from the Lightning Foundation and the Lightning Community Heroes program, will donate the money to Angels Unaware.
Monfort and his wife, Bessie, gave birth to their first child Rossie in 1959. Rossie weighed only two pounds and her prognosis was so poor that the hospital did not even record her footprints. Miraculously, Rossie lived, and as she grew, the Monfort’s real...
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