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Stanley Cup tours New Westminster with Bill Ranford

Kim Thomas takes a photo of her daughter Summer and her friend Hannah Brine hugging the Stanley Cup during a gathering in Bill Ranford
Kim Thomas takes a photo of her daughter Summer and her friend Hannah Brine hugging the Stanley Cup during a gathering in Bill Ranford's backyard for friends and neighbours on Thursday. It's the second time Ranford's brought the Stanley Cup to New Westminster as a goalie coach for the Los Angeles Kings. His name is on the trophy four times, including twice as a player.
— image credit: MARIO BARTEL/NEWSLEADER

The NewsLeader's Mario Bartel joined New West resident and L.A. Kings goalie coach Bill Ranford on Thursday as he had some time with the Stanley Cup in his home town. The general public had time to see the cup at the Glenbrook fire hall in the afternoon, and Bartel got to see the cup's journey in the morning as Ranford visited some friends and favourite businesses. This is Ranford's second cup with the Kings. He also won two cups with the Edmonton Oilers, in 1988 and 1990.

The tour started in Ranford's backyard in Queen's Park:

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