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by Paul on 07/21/12 at 09:25 AM ET
from Randy Sportak of the Calgary Sun,
The festivities included a bagpipper ushering his son, Christopher, and Kings forward Colin Fraser into a banquet hall, with a pair of RCMP officers part of the parade.
“I was lucky to be able to get it for a couple of days, to tie it in with the golf tournament,” Sutter said. “Then, it goes to the farm — and that’s better.”
The big celebration will last all weekend in Viking, Alta.
The pig will start cooking on the spit Saturday and be ready for Sunday, a band is lined up, and the fun will include all the family.
Among that fun will be trips around the area, including to a couple of senior citizen’s homes.
“It’s neat to take it back there, because besides us, there’s other people (whose names) on the Cup from there,” Sutter said. “Clem Loughlin won it with Victoria (in 1925), so that will be good for a lot of the old people to see.
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