A banner-raising ceremony to commemorate the Soo Greyhounds’ 1924 Allan Cup victory will be held at the Essar Centre on October 6, prior to the start of the Greyhound game. Game time is 7:07 p.m.
The Knights of Columbus are sponsoring this event in support of the City’s 100th anniversary celebrations.
The Allan Cup, first presented 1909, is awarded annually to the national senior amateur men’s ice hockey champions of Canada. The 1924 Soo Greyhounds were the first Northern Ontario Hockey Association representative to win the prestigious trophy.
The Allan Cup will be on display at the Civic Centre from Monday, October 1 to Wednesday, October 3 between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. The trophy will also be available for viewing at the Essar Centre on October 5 and 6.