Fans can take a photo with the Calder Cup trophy ahead of the Springfield Thunderbirds game Friday.
The trophy will be at the Massachusetts State Lottery claim center in West Springfield on Friday, the lottery announced. The same day the Springfield Thunderbirds will be hosting Game 4 of the 2022 Calder Cup Finals.
The claim center, located at 383 Memorial Ave. in West Springfield, will be open for photos with the trophy from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Friday.
“We are pleased to join our partners at the Thunderbirds in extending this unique opportunity to their loyal fan base,” said Edward J. Farley, chief marketing officer at the Massachusetts State Lottery. “We wish the Thunderbirds well in their quest to bring a championship to Springfield.”
On Wednesday, the Chicago Wolves defeated the Thunderbirds, 4-0, to take a 2-1 lead in the series.
Thunderbirds President Nathan Costa said tickets for the final few games have been nearly sold out. Fans can also watch Game 4 and Game 5 live on CoziTV.