Prince Harry and Meghan Markle made an look at an NHL recreation between the Vancouver Canucks and the San Jose Sharks on Monday evening.
Prince Harry carried out the ceremonial puck drop to mark the countdown to the 2025 Invictus Video games, which is ready to happen in Vancouver. He was the second royal to attend a Canucks recreation, following Queen Elizabeth II, who made an look in a preseason recreation in 2002.
The Duke and Duchess of Sussex had been seen within the suite cheering on the Canucks as they gained the sport, 3-1.
Sharks ahead Tomas Hertl talked concerning the ceremonial puck drop after the sport.
“I truly needed to inform him (to drop the puck) as a result of he retains holding and smiling,” Hertl stated of the prince, by way of Yahoo Sports activities Canada. “I might say ‘it is time to drop it’ however it’s a cool second. For certain I’ll do not forget that one.”
Canucks head coach Rick Tocchet stated he gave Harry a “fist bump” when he noticed him.
“I don’t know should you’re allowed to try this. I did it, he did it. He form of checked out me however he did it,” he stated.
Prince Harry is the founding father of the Invictus Video games Basis. The occasion hosts wounded veterans from throughout the globe as they compete in adaptive sporting occasions. The 2025 Video games is ready to happen from Feb. 8-16, 2025.
“Welcome Prince Harry, The Duke of Sussex, to tonight’s recreation and to drop the puck for our opening faceoff!” the Canucks wrote in a put up on X.
“Prince Harry is the Founder and Patron of the Invictus Video games Basis and in 2025, the Invictus Video games will come to Vancouver and Whistler, the place we’ll welcome navy veterans, service members and their households from world wide for a celebration of their service and the unrivalled energy of sport to help of their restoration!”