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Sabres to host NHL Centennial Fan Arena June 2-3

Interactive exhibit, including Stanley Cup, will visit KeyBank Center during Scouting Combine

by NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL / NHL.com

NEW YORK/TORONTO - The NHL® Centennial Fan Arena, a main pillar of the League's year-long centennial celebrations, will visit KeyBank Center during the NHL Scouting Combine™ presented by adidas. An interactive traveling experience honoring a century's worth of extraordinary players, teams, and unforgettable moments, the NHL® Centennial Fan Arena also features the most revered trophy in all sports - the Stanley Cup®. The event is free and open to fans of all ages. 

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NHL Centennial Fan Arena visits Philadelphia

Chance to see Stanley Cup, memorabilia attracts fans before Flyers game

by Adam Kimelman @NHLAdamK / NHL.com Deputy Managing Editor

PHILADELPHIA -- Will Betts wanted to do something special for his daughter, Kacee Contee, who turns 7 on Monday. 

Taking her to see the Stanley Cup certainly earned him Father of the Year points.

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Centennial Fan Arena travel diary

Mobile Hall of Fame in Philadelphia for 16th Tour stop

NHL.com @NHL

The Centennial Fan Arena, a mobile Hall of Fame consisting of two 53-foot trucks, is a monument to the NHL's deep and vibrant history. Throughout 2017, the Fan Arena, a main pillar of the League's year-long 100-year anniversary, will travel across North America, visiting all 31 NHL markets and other stops along the way.

Chris Asbhy and Scott Wenge, the two drivers responsible for the transport of the Fan Arena, will be checking in regularly with NHL.com along the way to provide updates.

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NHL Centennial Fan Arena makes stop in Raleigh

Memorabilia helps fans recall how they came to love hockey

by Kurt Dusterberg / NHL.com Correspondent

RALEIGH, N.C. -- Tom and Ann Drake don't need much encouragement to drive from Richmond, Virginia to watch the Carolina Hurricanes. So when they heard the NHL Centennial Fan Arena would be in Raleigh, they jumped at the chance get a first-hand look at the some of the NHL's treasured memorabilia.

"I'm a big history buff," Tom said. "I like the old leather, the old Terry Sawchuk glove. Somebody has actually used these skates or scored with this stick."

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NHL Centennial Fan Arena stops in New Jersey

Memorabilia, Stanley Cup draw crowd at Devils game

by Mike G. Morreale @mikemorrealeNHL / NHL.com Staff Writer

NEWARK, N.J. -- Sean Briscoe of River Vale, New Jersey, considers himself a "New Jersey Devils-holic."

But even Briscoe was amazed with the history, nostalgia, fun and games available at the NHL Centennial Fan Arena, a touring exhibit which made a stop at Championship Plaza outside Prudential Center on Saturday. The exhibit is part of the League's Centennial Celebration.  

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NHL Centennial Fan Arena visits Ottawa

Fans visit for chance to see rare memorabilia, take pictures with Stanley Cup

by Chris Stevenson / NHL.com Correspondent

OTTAWA -- A cold wind blew outside Canadian Tire Centre on Thursday and the cheeks of 15-month-old Blake Boken, who was being held by his father, Dan, were a rosy red.

The Bokens, along with mom Leah, were the first in line to experience the NHL Centennial Fan Arena, an interactive traveling fan experience visiting all NHL markets across North America in 2017. The NHL Centennial Fan Arena is part of the League's Centennial Celebration, honoring a century's worth of extraordinary players and teams, remarkable plays and unforgettable moments. 

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NHL Centennial Fan Arena makes stop in Colorado

Fans flock to interactive exhibit, take photos with Stanley Cup

by Rick Sadowski / NHL.com Correspondent

DENVER -- When Jon Crenshaw and his son Matthew, 10, heard the Stanley Cup would be at the Pepsi Center this weekend as part of the NHL Centennial Fan Arena, they made the 45-mile trip from Loveland, Colo., for the chance to see it in person and take some selfies.

"Really shiny," said Matthew, whose favorite player is Avalanche center Matt Duchene. "My dad really wanted us to see it. We were looking at all the Avs on it. Maybe next time we'll see Matt Duchene's name. That would be awesome."

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NHL Centennial Fan Arena makes stop in Ottawa

Senators fans can take part in interactive digital displays, also celebrate 125th anniversary of Stanley Cup, 25th of team

by NHL Public Relations @PR_NHL / NHL.com

OTTAWA - The Ottawa Senators and National Hockey League (NHL) today announced the NHL Centennial Fan Arena is coming to Ottawa, March 16, 18 and 19. An interactive traveling fan experience that will visit all NHL markets across North America in 2017, the NHL Centennial Fan Arena is part of the League's Centennial festivities honoring a century's worth of extraordinary players and teams, remarkable plays, and unforgettable moments. 

Free of charge and open to fans of all ages, the NHL Centennial Fan Arena will visit Canadian Tire Centre on March 16 from 4 - 7:30 p.m. ET, prior to the Senators' home game versus the Chicago Blackhawks. Located in the plaza outside of the Gate 1 entrance to Canadian Tire Centre, fans will have the opportunity to visit the Museum Truck - the crown jewel of the NHL Centennial Fan Arena - and try the Clear the Ice Zamboni® VR Experience as well as much more.

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Centennial Fan Arena Alumni Signing

by ColoradoAvalanche.com / ColoradoAvalanche.com

Colorado Avalanche alumni Milan Hejduk, Pierre Turgeon and Ken Klee will join the NHL Centennial feativities on Sat., March 11, as part of the NHL Centennial Fan Arena experience at Pepsi Center.

Beginning at 3:30 p.m., the former players will meet fans and sign autographs. Around 4 p.m., the trio will participate in a Q&A session on the Screen Truck stage.

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NHL Centennial Fan Arena makes stop in Florida

Panthers fans take part in interactive digital displays, see Stanley Cup during three-day event

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The NHL's Centennial Fan Arena made its way to the Sunshine State this weekend, where Florida Panthers fans were able to participate in an interactive experience to help honor the League's first 100 years.

The festivities began Thursday at BB&T Center with a watch party for the Panthers game at the Philadelphia Flyers.

They concluded with a seven-hour celebration at the Fan Arena on Saturday, where the Stanley Cup was on display. Panthers season-ticket holders had priority access for the first three hours.

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