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Lord Stanley has landed in the mid-South

March 26, 2004 - Central Hockey League (CHL) - Mississippi RiverKings News Release

SOUTHAVEN, MS – The Memphis RiverKings of the Central Hockey League will have a very old and very prestigious friend in their company this weekend, as the Stanley Cup, symbolic of the National Hockey League’s championship, will be on display at Hunter Brown’s Restaurant and Sports Café on Saturday afternoon.

Accompanied by caretaker Phil Pritchard, the Stanley Cup will make its first appearance in the Mid-South in several years. Given to the winner of the NHL playoffs, the Stanley Cup bears the names of the players and teams that have won it over the years.

Sports fans of all ages who are interested in seeing living hockey history will have a chance to do so at Hunter Brown’s Restaurant and Sports Café this Saturday from 5-7 P.M.. The Cup will be on display in the restaurant side of the facility.

RiverKings’ season ticket holders and corporate sponsors will have a special opportunity to view the cup in a private reception being held at Hunter Brown’s. That reception will take place from 4-5 P.M..

All season ticket holders who have renewed or purchased tickets for the RiverKings’ 2004-05 season will have their picture taken with the cup for free by a professional photographer. All others may have their picture taken with the Cup for a cost of only $10, with the profits going to benefit the Junior RiverKings Youth Hockey program.

Hunter Brown’s Restaurant and Sports Café is located just off of Interstate 55 in Southaven. If driving from Memphis, take I-55 to the Church Road exit and turn right.

The RiverKings will take to the ice once again in late October for the 2004-05 season, as the team looks to earn a playoff berth for the fourth time in the last five years. Information on the RiverKings, including the latest roster moves, press releases, and pictures, is available at www.riverkings.com.

Season tickets for the 2004-05 season are now available for purchase and renewal. For more information, contact the RiverKings at (662) 342-1755.

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