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The Cup comes to Baffin Island

A closeup of a hockey puck amid three hockey sticks in the icy streets of Pond Inlet.

A closeup of hockey sticks at play in the icy streets of Pond Inlet.

The Stanley Cup is coming to Pond Inlet on Baffin Island!! Yes, the real Stanley Cup! Eleanor Pitseolak and Samuel Arreak announced a ‘special visitor’ yesterday on local radio. The cup flies in for a 2 hour visit on April 29, and the hamlet is making plans for a once in a lifetime event. This is a big time hockey town with many articles of handmade fan wear.

This shot by @eric_guth was captured during the late evening. Street hockey. I bet these kids will be so excited to see The Cup.

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