Stanley Cup rink tour, Sept. 6

For those looking for a chance at a photo with the Stanley Cup, there are a couple events on the horizon. Season-ticket holders should already have received information about an event with the Cup. If that information didn’t get to you, contact your season-ticket representative as soon as possible.

Also, there will be an opportunity — but not a guarantee — to get a picture with the Stanley Cup on Sept. 6 at hockey rinks in Oxnard, Simi Valley, Panorama City, Valencia, Burbank and Pasadena. Each of those rinks will hold a charity raffle, which will benefit the youth hockey program at the rink. At each location, 50 winners will be selected. Each winner (and a guest, if desired) will get a professionally-taken photo with the Cup — no personal cameras allowed — and the photo will be available online for a free download.

Again, the event will be held on Thursday, Sept. 6. (According to the Kings, there will be a second, similar event, to be announced at a later date.) For details about how to buy tickets for each of the raffles, please contact the rinks directly. I will post the rinks, times and pertinent contact information…

9:30 a.m.: Channel Islands Ice Arena
830 Wagon Wheel Road
Oxnard, CA 93036
Phone: 805-988-4440


10:45a.m.: Iceoplex Simi Valley
131 W. Easy Street
Simi Valley, CA 93065
Phone: 805- 520-7465 ext. 10


Noon: LA Kings Valley Ice Center
8750 Van Nuys Blvd.
Panorama City, CA 91402
Phone: 818-893-1784 ext: 232


1:15p.m.: Ice Station Valencia
27745 N. Smyth Dr.
Valencia, CA 91355
Phone: 661.775.8686 ext: 200


2:30p.m.: Pickwick Gardens
1001 Riverside Drive
Burbank, CA 91506
Phone: 818.845.5300 ext: 314


3:45p.m.: Pasadena Ice Skating Center
310 E. Green Street
Pasadena, CA 91101


Also, thanks for the kind birthday wishes! Much appreciated. Hopefully we’ll all have the start of a hockey season to celebrate soon…

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