TULSA, Ok — The Tulsa Oilers, proud ECHL affiliate of the Stanley Cup® Champion St. Louis Blues®, announced that the Stanley Cup will be at the BOK Center opening night, October 11 to celebrate the St. Louis Blues winning their first Cup in franchise history. Fans in attendance will get the opportunity to take their picture with the Stanley Cup .
The oldest trophy in North American professional sports, the Stanley Cup® originated in 1892, initially intended to be awarded to the hockey champion of the Dominion of Canada. From 1926 onward, it has been awarded to the champion of the NHL, with each winner of the cup having his named engraved on the bands for eternity. When a new band fills up every 13 years, the oldest band is removed and put on display at the Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto.
All fans in attendance will have the opportunity to take photos with the Stanley Cup in the grand lobby of the BOK Center. After the game, all fans are welcome to come down to BOK Center ice for a special post-game event featuring the Stanley Cup and the opportunity to meet and get autographs from the Oilers players.
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