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by IwoCPO on 01/19/07 at 01:58 PM ET
The Cup’s going to be raised by a few heroes a heckuva lot sooner than expected. From a league press release,
NEW YORK (January 19, 2007) - NHL All-Star starting goaltender Ryan Miller of the Buffalo Sabres is one of several players expected to join dozens of volunteers and loved ones in welcoming U.S. soldiers returning from a tour of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan on Tuesday, Jan. 23 at the Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport (DFW). The Stanley Cup and six NHL mascots will accompany him during the visit.
During the visit, Miller will unveil two custom-designed goalie masks honoring U.S. and Canadian troops. The masks, designed by renowned sports artist David Arrigo, will be displayed in the terminal during the visit.
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