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Sylvan Lake Gulls hosting Stanley Cup Finals watch party

The Sylvan Lake Gulls organization is hosting a watch party for Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Finals
The Sylvan Lake Gulls will be holding a watch party for game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final on Monday, June 10.

The Sylvan Lake Gulls are opening up Gulls Stadium on Monday, June 10 for a watch party of Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Finals. 

It's all about Alberta and Canadian Pride, said the Gulls as the Edmonton Oilers take on the Florida Panthers for a chance to lift the Stanley Cup. It's the first time since 2006 the Oilers have made it to the Stanley Cup final. 

Since the announcement of the event, it has garnered tons of interest from fans and community members.

"There's something special about watching a game with fellow fans that amplifies the excitement and camaraderie," Graham Schetzsle of the Sylvan Lake Gulls added. 

"As passionate supporters of Alberta's sports teams, we wanted to create a space where fans can come together and cheer on the Edmonton Oilers."

The watch party will offer a unique experience that fans won't get at home

"The stadium's jumbotron will broadcast the game, and the energy of being surrounded by fellow fans, cheering together, and feeling the collective excitement is expected to create an electric atmosphere," said director of community relations Marissa Stryker.

Additionally, the stadium's concession and bar will be open, she added.

"Providing food and drinks for attendees, including a $5 beer special. Children are also welcome to play on the field while their parents enjoy the game from the stands."

To attend the event there will be a $5 entry fee, with all proceeds going to the Gulls Give Foundation. 

"This event is not just about hockey; it's also about coming together as a community to support a great cause." Co-Founder of the Gulls Jenifer Schetzsle said. 

The opportunity to come an join in participating at the event is extended to all sports fans in the area, she added. 

"We love any opportunity to support local and engage our community. We can’t wait to cheer on our Canadian team together and create lasting memories with all the fans who join us at Gulls Stadium." 

The gates for the event will open at 5 p.m. 

Sarah Baker

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