Thursday, June 28, 2007

Pronger's trip home

Eventually real life – consisting of being one of the NHL‘s biggest names and a new Stanley Cup champion – resumed and enveloped this Northwestern Ontario town on Wednesday as Pronger made a public appearance alongside hockey‘s Holy Grail that culminated with a parade and a photo session involving over 2,000 people at the Dryden Memorial Arena.

Declared Chris Pronger Day, which in reality was a quick 18-hour stay for the Anaheim Ducks defenceman (and just a four-hour stopover for the Cup), organizers made sure to use every hour of it wisely, handing Pronger the Hoc-Key to the city, retiring his Eagles high school jersey and renaming the second rink at the arena after him.


At 1:26 p.m., June 28, 2007, Anonymous epinonymous said...


At 2:57 p.m., June 28, 2007, Anonymous Frank said...

Is Pronger going to go to Edmonton with the Cup and have a street party there - Like Ray Bourque did in Boston after winning the Cup with Colorado?????

At 4:20 p.m., June 28, 2007, Blogger Andy Grabia said...

Just what the guy's ego needs (Spits).


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