Louis at his mother's funeral outside Montreal on Sunday. St. His mother died suddenly three days before Mother's Day in the middle of the Rangers' series against the Pittsburgh Penguins. St. It's great to have someone like that on our squad." His mother, France St. A handful of hockey fans watched as the Rangers players dismounted from the team bus and entered the Laval funeral home. - New York Rangers coaches and players joined star forward Martin St. "It was a very emotional, very moving time for our team to have the opportunity to be there and share that with Marty and his family.