I'm sure everyone in Fresno and Clovis knows by now but just in case.... THE STANLEY CUP IS COMING TO SELLAND ARENA ON JANUARY 10th!!!
With that out of the way..... Let's do a little Q&A with the fans so we can get all the facts straight and make sure everyone in town gets their picture with the Holy Grail:
What day is the Stanley Cup coming?
January 10th, this Thursday. Stop asking us this question........
What time do doors open?
Doors will be open to the general public starting at 6pm. We do expect a large crowd for this event, so please plan accordingly and be prepared to stand in line. Like, I'm talking Six Flags Magic Mountain lines and we ain't got no flash passes. But hey! the line will be inside on the upper concourse so you can still watch the game and drink at the same time.
Where will the Stanley Cup be in Selland?
The Stanley Cup will be located on the West Concourse of Selland. So you'll walk through the front doors, walk up the stairs (or take the elevator), and then proceed to the other side of Selland.
There will be staff members helping everyone out and making sure you don't get lost.
Once there, you'll have to wait in line for your turn with the Stanley Cup. And we don't wanna see anyone cutting in line either. We're not playing by those school yard rules, bud.
Is there a Monsters game?
Not that anyone cares but YES! We're playing the Ontario Avalanche and the puck drops at 7:30pm.
How long will the cup be there?
The NHL will have the Stanley Cup on display from 6pm till the end of the 3rd period for fans to take pictures with.
Who is taking the pictures?
You guys need to bring your own cameras or cell phones. We will have a staff member present to help out so that everyone can jump in the picture and say "cheeeeeeeese".
Why aren't you guys having a photographer to take pictures for us?
Because we live in the 21st century and the camera on your phone is more high tech than ours. Plus you get the picture instantly! You don't have to wait around for an email two months later. Picture gets taken, goes to the cloud, the FBI man monitoring your phone gets to see it, then you get to post to social media and show off to all your friends how much cooler you are than them.
Can I hold the Stanley Cup?
THIS IS A BIG NO!!! Please do not touch the Stanley Cup, we're begging you not to do this. They are holding our boss hostage and we really need him back. Plus the security guards are jonesing to tackle someone.
Where can I get tickets?
We recommend going down to the Selland Arena box office to buy your tickets, they're way cheaper than buying online but if you're feeling lazy (no judgement) you can buy them online by CLICKING HERE
Also just throwing this out there.... The Evan's Energy Party Deck hasn't been booked for this day yet. So if you're looking to throw a little shin dig or impress the co-workers this is a great way to go. 20 tickets, awesome view of the game, private area, and you get free food! If you wanna check it out CLICK HERE
If you know ahead of time that you're gonna be coming with 15 or more people, you can also save money on tickets by getting a group discount, CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO
Is Phil Pritchard coming with the Stanley Cup to Fresno?
Unfortunately, the legend himself will not be escorting the Stanley Cup to Fresno. I know... we're just as bummed. PHIL = LEGEND!
Is this the first time the Stanley Cup has been to Fresno?
Nope. Our dads, the Fresno Falcons, did it first. So this will be the second time it's been in Fresno. If you wanna talk to our dads and tell them how much cooler they are than us, you can do so by coming back on Saturday Jan. 12th as they will be at the game for Hockey Heritage night signing autographs and taking pictures with the fans. And if you wear a Fresno Falcons jersey on Saturday you get in FREE to the game.
Can I bring my pet Llama to the game?
Only if it's name is Steve...
If you guys have any other questions or just wanna give us a call to chat and tell us how awesome we are, feel free to call us at (559)549-4849 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
See ya on Thursday!