IP 1/12/13 Killer and Captain Crunch

Posted: January 12, 2013 in Hockey Autographs IP

Meet Doug Gilmour and Wendel Clark live at the Casino from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, January 12, 2013. Space is limited to the first 200 people who register.

This ad has been running in the local paper for about a month. I wasn’t sure if I could make it so I just filed it away in my mind. Around 10:45 this morning, I discovered i would be available during this time frame. I looked for a few things to get signed and left around 12:30 for the 5 minute drive to the OLG (Ontario Lottery and Gaming) Casino Brantford. I went inside to see what the setup was going to be. After I entered, the hostess asks me if I’m a hockey fan. I answered in the affirmative and she said I could register at the desk for a meet and greet with Doug Gilmour and Wendel Clark.

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I received this pass for Group B at 1:15.  In group A, there were probably 25 – 30 people ahead of me. I got in line and these were the photos they were signing and giving out.

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Since there weren’t many people there and the line was moving quickly, they were both signing additional items. I brought two wire photos to get signed.

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Since this picture was from Doug’s Calgary days, he added his number “39”. The Leafs photo they were giving out, he added his number “93”

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After Wendel signed this, he was reading the byline and remarked that he hadn’t seen this before.

I said hello to both, and  thanked them as I left. Pretty good experience and I was home by 1:25. I probably could have stayed and got some cards signed as the line was pretty short. But why spoil a good thing.

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