Stanley Cup Comes to Simsbury

Chicago Blackhawks forward Ben Smith, who grew up in Avon, brought the Stanley Cup to Westminster School Tuesday. Smith, a 2006 Westminster graduate, was with the Blackhawks during the playoffs and dressed for one game in the Stanley Cup final series against the Boston Bruins. Lines of youth hockey players, parents and fans stretched around the building waiting to meet their local star and see the Cup in person.

With the Stanley Cup on display close by, Chicago Blackhawks player, Ben Smith signs the jersey of Austin Renggli, 7, of W. Suffield during an event at the Westminster School Tuesday.

With the Stanley Cup on display close by, Chicago Blackhawks player, Ben Smith signs the jersey of Austin Renggli, 7, of W. Suffield during an event at the Westminster School Tuesday.

 

Chicago Blackhawks forward Ben Smith, right, who grew up in Avon, brought the Cup to Westminster School Tuesday.

Chicago Blackhawks forward Ben Smith, right, who grew up in Avon, brought the Cup to Westminster School Tuesday.

 Patrick Hunt, 9, of Canton searches for his favorite player's name inscribed on the Stanley Cup during an event at the Westminster School Tuesday.

Patrick Hunt, 9, of Canton searches for his favorite player’s name inscribed on the Stanley Cup during an event at the Westminster School Tuesday.

Chicago Blackhawks forward Ben Smith, right, who grew up in Avon, brought the Cup to Westminster School Tuesday.

Chicago Blackhawks forward Ben Smith, right, who grew up in Avon, brought the Cup to Westminster School Tuesday.

Getting up close and personal with the Stanley Cup are, left to right, Isabella Livingston, 12, Miranda Livingstone, 14, and Elijah Livingston, 10, all Simsbury Youth Hockey players, during an event at the Westminster School Tuesday morning.

Getting up close and personal with the Stanley Cup are, left to right, Isabella Livingston, 12, Miranda Livingstone, 14, and Elijah Livingston, 10, all Simsbury Youth Hockey players, during an event at the Westminster School Tuesday morning.

Hundreds of children attending Lacrosse camp took a break from the heat outside and lined the stairway of the Armour Academic Center to try and get a glimpse of the Stanley Cup during an event at the Westminster School Tuesday

Hundreds of children attending Lacrosse camp took a break from the heat outside and lined the stairway of the Armour Academic Center to try and get a glimpse of the Stanley Cup during an event at the Westminster School Tuesday

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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