It's the most coveted award in hockey and now people in Portland will get a chance to get a close-up view of the Stanley Cup.
The trophy is coming here thanks to former Portland Buckaroo player Tom McVie and the Portland Winterhawks.
McVie lives in Vancouver, Wash., and is a scout for the National Hockey League's Boston Bruins. The Bruins won the cup in June and, as part of hockey tradition, players and members of team management from the winning team each get a day with the cup. And as part of his day, McVie wants to share it with Portland's hockey fans.
The Winterhawks are hosting a Stanley Cup visit downtown at Pioneer Square on Wednesday, where fans will have the chance to see the cup up close.
The event will run from approximately noon to 1:30 p.m. Fans can begin taking part in the activities and lining up to see the cup at 11:30 a.m.
Fans will be able to get their picture taken with the iconic trophy, and get an up close look at the cup which includes the names of every player to have won it engraved on its panels.
Fans will also be able to participate in other hockey activities, including street hockey, an inflatable puck shoot game and much more.
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