Hundreds of people were able to watch and admire the Stanley Cup on Tuesday in the Quebec City area.
Striker Yanni Gord brought the trophy to St-Narcisse-de-Beaurivage, and celebrated his successes in the past two seasons with the Tampa Bay Lightning, who is now with the Seattle Kraken.
After being deprived of this kind of celebration last year due to the pandemic, it was very important for Gord to allow his relatives and compatriots to share his day with the trophy.
“It is so much fun to see the excitement in the faces of people who are having fun. There are people I have known since I was little. It is fun to see them go up on stage with me to take a picture. It is exciting for me, but also for the community,” said the 29-year-old striker. “.
Before the festivities organized by his brothers began, Gord didn’t really know what to expect, but he was sure that it would make a lot of people very happy.
“Honestly, I couldn’t wait to see. I will definitely have fun with everyone. I knew the first guy got here at 4:30 this morning. He obviously wanted a picture. It’s a great time and I can’t wait to share it with everyone,” agreed Gord, who finished the last streak with six goals and one assist in 23 games.
Oddly enough, by now being a member of the Seattle Kraken, Gord is celebrating two Stanley Cup championships, which he won with Lightning.
“Today I am Tampa Bay Lightning and tomorrow I will be the Seattle Kraken. This is the way to see it. I am so excited to be joining the Kraken team. It will be a great experience. It will be a thing,” said the person who has had surgery on his shoulder and risks missing out on the start of the season. exceptional”.
The Stanley Cup will continue to be held in the greater Quebec City region in the coming hours, Wednesday, while new Canadian defender David Savard will live out his day with the prized trophy.
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