Prince George has a date with Lord Stanley's mug.
The Prince George Cougars will host alumnus Brett Connolly when he brings the Stanley Cup to Prince George on Aug. 20.
The Washington Capitals forward will be bringing the Stanley Cup to CN Centre for a public rally at noon. that Monday.
"We are working closely with Brett and his family to organize this rally. I can tell you that all of us are extremely excited, but none more so than Brett, to have him back in Prince George, where he played for the Prince George Cougars, Cariboo Cougars, and Prince George Minor Hockey," said Cougars vice president Andy Beesley.
"Bringing the cup back home to Prince George is a dream of Brett's that came true, and he wants to share it with as many people as possible."
At the rally, the public will have an opportunity to greet Brett and get their picture taken with the Stanley Cup. Brett has emphasized he wants to share this unique experience with as many people as possible, so don't miss out.
More details will be announced leading up to the event, including details on a contest for a VIP meet-and-greet opportunity with Brett and the Stanley Cup.