For Immediate Release - June 01, 2011

GOVERNOR PATRICK MAKES WAGER WITH BC PREMIER IN ADVANCE OF STANLEY CUP FINALS OPENER

BOSTON - Wednesday, June 1, 2011 - Governor Deval Patrick today announced a friendly wager with British Columbia Premier Christy Clark in advance of tonight's Stanley Cup finals opener between the Boston Bruins and the Vancouver Canucks. Governor Patrick wagered Legal Sea Foods clam chowder, while Premier Clark wagered British Columbia smoked salmon and Nanaimo bars, with the loser's wager to be donated to a charity of the winner's choosing. The loser must also pose for a photo with the winning team's jersey.

"The people of the Commonwealth are proud of what the Bruins have accomplished so far and are excited about bringing another championship back to Massachusetts," said Governor Patrick. "Go Bruins!"
 

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