Stanley Cup in Kamloops

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KAMLOOPS - If you want to get up close and personal with Lord Stanley’s Cup head to the Interior Savings Centre on Saturday.

Kamloops native and Los Angeles Kings Assistant Coach Davis Payne will be bringing the cup with him to the arena from 2-4 p.m.

The Kings beat the New York Rangers in five games to win the championship, the second for the team in three years. Since June players and staff have been toting the cup around to more than 30 different home towns as well as many beaches and parties.

While the Kamloops event is actually free Payne is asking for those who want to get a picture with hockey’s most coveted prize to make a donation to the Royal Inland Hospital.

The cup will also make a stop in Kelowna with Kim Dillabaugh, another member of the Kings coaching staff, on Friday afternoon.

Payne signed a new contract with the Kings back in June

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