Hockey memorabilia: Two exhibits, one weekend


The National Hockey League Centennial Fan Arena is coming to St. Louis February 3 through 5. The exhibit will be outside Central Library on Olive Street in between 13th and 14th Streets.

The Centennial exhibit coincides with the St. Louis Blues celebrating their 50th season and the St. Louis Public Library’s “50 Years of Blood, Sweat and Cheers—A Tribute to the St. Louis Blues and their Fans” exhibit at Central Library, 1301 Olive Street.

The NHL Centennial Fan Arena includes:
♦ Interior Museum Truck – The main attraction is a 53-foot museum truck with an innovative interior featuring more than 1,000 square feet of interactive digital displays, original video content, historical memorabilia and unique photo moments.
♦ Entertainment Truck – A second 53-foot trailer will host a giant video screen featuring team trivia and highlights.
♦ The Rink – A pop-up ball hockey rink will give youth hockey players a chance to shine with programmed games and clinics.
♦ Clear The Ice Zamboni® VR Experience – This never-before-seen virtual reality experience allows fans from across North America to compete against each other in a race to resurface the ice.
♦ Stanley Cup® – The oldest and most revered trophy in all professional sports will make a special appearance.

Weekend hours for the NHL Centennial Fan Arena are: Friday, February 3 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday, February 4 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, February 5 from 1 to 5 p.m.

Weekend hours for the “50 Years of Blood, Sweat and Cheers” exhibit are: Friday, February 3 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday, February 4 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday, February 5 from 1 to 5 p.m.