August 7, 2012

Kings bringing Cup to Manchester

Staff Report

Having launched the careers of some of the Kings' top NHL stars and biggest playoff heroes this spring, including Conn Smythe winner Jonathan Quick (Hamden, Conn.) and captain Dustin Brown, the Manchester Monarachs played a pivotal role in L.A.'s capturing of the Stanley Cup.

Fittingly, the Monarchs' loyal fans will get their chance to celebrate the big club's feat. The Kings will host the Stanley Cup at Verizon Wireless Arena on Sunday, Sept. 16 in Manchester, N.H.

“The Manchester community has been instrumental in the success of the Los Angeles Kings organization,” Monarchs president Darren Abbott said.  “Many of the key players on the Kings roster spent time developing their skills in Manchester.  It is a great honor to share in the celebration of the Kings’ Stanley Cup victory and we are proud to bring festivities to Monarchs Country.”

Here's more from the team's press release: 

The Monarchs will hold a Stanley Cup Rally on the plaza of the Verizon Wireless Arena from 5:00 – 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, September 16 for the city of Manchester and the people of Monarchs Country to celebrate the Kings winning the Stanley Cup.  At 5:30 p.m., the Stanley Cup will move inside the arena for a ticketed event exclusively for Monarchs Ticket Package Holders.

During the ticketed event, fans will have the opportunity to get their picture taken with the Stanley Cup by the Monarchs Team Photographer, Steve Babineau, for a donation to the Monarchs Care Foundation.  The Monarchs will provide a website for fans to download their pictures from following the event for no additional cost.

Fans can attend the exclusive ticketed event by becoming a Monarchs' ticket-package holder. Ticket packeages range from seven games to a full season. Go to for more details.

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