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Snow, fans greet Centennial Fan Arena in Winnipeg

Thousands turn out to see Stanley Cup, touring hockey museum

by Scott Billeck / Correspondent

WINNIPEG -- Snow clogged the streets of downtown Winnipeg but didn't stop about 4,500 fans from experiencing the NHL Centennial Fan Arena at Bell MTS Place, home of the Winnipeg Jets, on Friday.

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NHL Centennial Fan Arena spends weekend in Edmonton

Interactive experience located near Rogers Place, home rink of Oilers

by Derek Van Diest / Correspondent

EDMONTON -- Jason Keddy has traveled across Canada with the goal of watching a hockey game in all seven NHL cities in the country.

The Nova Scotia native's latest stop is Edmonton, where, along with going to see the Edmonton Oilers host the New Jersey Devils on Friday, he and his friend Aaron Stevenson, of Newfoundland, had an opportunity to enjoy the NHL's Centennial Fan Arena.

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NHL Centennial Fan Arena makes stop at Flames' Red Rally

Fans get picture with Stanley Cup, autographs from players during weekend celebration

by Aaron Vickers / Correspondent

CALGARY -- Mark Bylsma looked but didn't touch the Stanley Cup.

Luke, his son, didn't hesitate, tracing his finger along to last season's winner, the Pittsburgh Penguins.

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Vancouver Eclipse prove Hockey Is For Everyone

Blind ball hockey team receives $5,000 grant from Canucks

by Kevin Woodley / Correspondent

VANCOUVER -- Watching goaltender Gary Steeves shift his body into a save on a rising short-side shot during a game of ball hockey at the NHL Centennial Fan Arena on Sunday was impressive.

Finding out after the game that Steeves is totally blind made it even more remarkable.

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Red Wings fans get engaged in front of Stanley Cup in Vegas

Brandon Rosenberg successfully proposes to girlfriend at Centennial Fan Arena

by Pat Pickens @Pat_Pickens / Staff Writer

Hockey is a huge part of Brandon Rosenberg's life, so it's no surprise it was a major part of a major life decision.

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Golden Knights attract fans from far, wide for home opener

Impressed by pregame ceremony, support of residents

by Danny Webster / Correspondent

LAS VEGAS -- Phil and Sharon Schulyer remember how they felt in 1992 when the Tampa Bay Lightning joined the NHL.

The London, Ontario natives wanted to come to Las Vegas and recapture that sense of excitement they felt for the Lightning 25 years ago.

Phil was a Tampa Bay fan that entire time.

"I've switched teams now," he said Wednesday.

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Ovechkin joins youth players at Centennial Fan Arena

Capitals forward takes part in game with friends from American Special Hockey Association

by Tom Gulitti @tomgulittinhl / Staff Writer

WASHINGTON -- Alex Ovechkin's appearance Friday was supposed to be a surprise, but some of players from the American Special Hockey Association had suspected that the Washington Capitals forward was going to show up.

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Centennial Fan Arena spends weekend in New York

Islanders fans participate in interactive experience leading up to preseason opener

by Brian Compton @BComptonNHL / Deputy Managing Editor

UNIONDALE, N.Y. -- The NHL's Centennial Fan Arena made its way to New York this weekend, where New York Islanders fans were able to participate in an interactive experience to help honor the League's first 100 years.

The festivities began Saturday at Northwell Health Ice Center in East Meadow, New York, where fans had the rare opportunity to watch the Islanders practice.

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Donations made to Long Island Sled Hockey, Long Island Blues

Islanders fans can visit NHL Centennial Fan Arena this weekend @NHL

Long Island Sled Hockey and the Long Island Blues each received $2,500 on Saturday as part of the NHL's Hockey Is For Everyone initiative. The presentations were made at the Northwell Health Ice Center, the New York Islanders practice facility, in East Meadow, New York.

The donations were made are part of the NHL Centennial Tour, which is visiting each League city in North America. Along the way, the NHL is donating to local nonprofits that focus on diversity and inclusion in hockey.

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Centennial Fan Arena makes stop at Minnesota State Fair

Stanley Cup, meet-and-greet with Spurgeon, Ennis of Wild, attract big crowds

by Jessi Pierce / Correspondent

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- "This is the most favorite day of my life."

That's what an excited 10-year-old Aidan Steel of Maple Grove said after getting his picture taken with the Stanley Cup at the Minnesota State Fair as part of the NHL Centennial Fan Arena tour.

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