Don and Lynn Hanson enjoy a date night at the Cariboo Memorial Recreation Complex Friday night where their favourite team

Don and Lynn Hanson enjoy a date night at the Cariboo Memorial Recreation Complex Friday night where their favourite team

The perks of being a fan

Don and Lynn Hanson finally have the time to actually watch a few Williams Lake Stampeders games this year.

After years of working hard behind the scenes to bring men’s senior hockey back to Williams Lake, Don and Lynn Hanson finally have the time to actually watch a few games this year.

The couple, who are credited with bringing the historic team back from the ashes in 1996 more than 10 years after it folded from the Central Interior Hockey League, retired from volunteering for the organization earlier this year after 16 years of dedication.

But their retirement doesn’t mean the Hanson’s aren’t still the Stamp’s Number 1 fans. The couple quietly found their seats in the arena Friday night and enjoyed an entertaining game between the Stamps and Quesnel Kangaroos.

And with the Coy Cup coming this spring, the couple will surely be in the stands watching the action.

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