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Stanley Cup to make stop in Yellowknife

The Stanley Cup will be making a stop in Yellowknife on April 30th.

The Cup is currently on a tour of several Nunavut communities as a part of  the Northern Tour of Legends.

The tour is a combined effort between Project North, Scotiabank, Canadian Tire, First Air and the NHL to bring the Cup, NHL alumni and hockey equipment to remote northern communities.

Route the Cup will take in the North
Photo courtesy of the Project North Facebook group

The Stanley Cup is accompanied by NHL alumni Lanny McDonald and Mark Napier.

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A brief stop was made here in Yellowknife today en route to Kugluktuk.

The Cup makes a stop in Yellowknife
Photo courtesy of the Project North Facebook group

Yellowknife is the only stop in the NWT. This will mark the second time in a week that NHL alumni will be in the capital.

Read: ‘Time to give back’: Flames Alumni to Attend Memorial Challenge


The Cup, as well as Lanny and Mark Napier, will be on display at the Legislative Assembly on Saturday April 30th from 8:30pm until 10:00pm.

Project North is an Ottawa based not-for-profit organization whose main goal is to improve the lives of Children in the north.

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