Jonathan Toews Ready To Defend Chicago Blackhawks’ Stanley Cup Championship

September 23rd, 2010 by Mikal Elyse Leave a reply »
Jonathan Toews has had a summer to remember.  After winning a gold medal in the Winter Olympics, the Conn Smythe Trophy, and the Stanley Cup all before reaching 23 years old, Toews has been the main attraction around Chicago and his home, Winnipeg, Manitoba since June 9 of this year.

Toews kicked off the celebration by bringing the Stanley Cup to his hometown of Winnipeg, Manitoba. His home province also announced that they would be naming a northern lake after Toews in honor of his accomplishments. The lake is located 150 km north of Flin Flon and will be named Toews Lake.

That same day, the Dakota Community Centre in St. Vital where Toews first played organized hockey was renamed the Jonathan Toews Community Centre. Also, he was given the Keys to the City to give tribute to his remarkable achievement and hard work ethic.

Toews also spent the summer at Wrigley Field for a parade around the field with the Cup, and he also brought Lord Stanley to Soldier Field before strolling around New York to promote his EA Sports NHL 11 Cover, which came out at the beginning of September.

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