NHL mobile museum and Stanley Cup coming to Brampton for All-Star Week community skate

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Published January 30, 2024 at 9:45 am

Gore meadows outdoor rink brampton
The Gore Meadows outdoor rink in Brampton. (Photo: City of Brampton)

Toronto may be hosting the NHL All-Star Weekend but the Stanley Cup is coming to Brampton for some hometown hockey action.

This Thursday marks the start of the 2024 All-Star Weekend, which will see the best of the best in professional hockey test their skills in competition and go head-to-head in a star-studded match-up.

But Brampton will be keeping the NHL action rolling after the all-star game as the Stanley Cup is coming to Brampton for a free community skate next week.

The NHL’s United by Hockey Mobile Museum will make a stop in Brampton next Friday along with the league’s top trophy for a community skate, hosted by Hockey Night in Canada Punjabi hosts Randip Janda, Amrit Gill, Harp Pandher and Gurp Sian.

The event will run at Gore Meadows Covered Outdoor Rink in Brampton on Feb. 5 from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m., and residents are invited to lace up their skates for an evening of family-friendly including pictures with the Stanley Cup, free games, a meet-and-greet with special guests, skating and food trucks onsite.

“I can’t wait to lace up my skates and join residents to celebrate the many past and future hockey stars in our community,” said Mayor Patrick Brown in a statement.

Along with the cup and special guests, the evening will also feature the United by Hockey Mobile Museum, showcasing exclusive artefacts from players, immersive video components and a look at the next generation of young stars, broadcasters and women in the game. The travelling museum is currently on a seven-month tour across North America.

The community skate happens Friday, Feb. 5 from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Gore Meadows Covered Outdoor Rink, located at 10150 The Gore Rd. in Brampton.

For more information visit www.brampton.ca/events.

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