DENVER — The city of Calgary made good on its bet with the city of Denver to call the Mile High City the “real hockey town” after the Colorado Avalanche beat the Calgary Flames in round one of the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
“Denver is a REAL hockey town. Congrats on the series @CityofDenver and good luck in round 2 against the Sharks 🦈 @Avalanche. 😉#GoAvsGo #StanleyCup” the city tweeted on Wednesday morning.
— City of Calgary (@cityofcalgary) April 24, 2019
The city even changed its cover photo on Twitter to a team photo of the Avalanche that says “Go Avs Go.”
The two cities made the bet ahead of round one of the Stanley Cup Playoffs in which the Avalanche faced off against the Flames. Colorado won the series in five games and advanced to round two of the playoffs where they will face the San Jose Sharks.
The series against the Sharks begins in San Jose on Friday.
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