Prince Harry adopted in his late grandmother, Queen Elizabeth II‘s, footsteps on Monday night time. The 39-year-old son of King Charles III and the late Princess Diana attended a NHL hockey match between the Vancouver Canucks and the San Jose Sharks at Rogers Enviornment in Vancouver, Canada.
Harry was joined by his spouse, Meghan Markle, who was noticed within the stands sporting a black sweater and cheering him on. The daddy of two took to the ice by way of a black carpet to drop the ceremonial puck between the opposing crew captains of the Canucks and the Sharks. The Canucks received 3 to 1.
Making this alternate much more particular is the truth that Harry’s late grandmother did the very same factor in 2002 for a similar groups. On the time, hockey famous person Wayne Gretzky offered the late monarch with the puck.
Harry and Meghan’s journey to Canada is in honor of the subsequent Invictus Video games — the occasion Harry helped begin for wounded service women and men to compete within the sports activities match. The subsequent video games will happen in Vancouver and Whistler in 2025.
Elizabeth died in September 2022 on the age of 96, whereas Harry and Meghan stepped down from their roles as senior members of the royal household formally in 2021.
Following the discharge of their Netflix docuseries, Harry & Meghan, and Harry’s tell-all memoir, Spare, in January, the couple have been extra estranged from the royal household than ever.
Earlier this month, Charles rang in his seventy fifth birthday, and Harry selected the event to interrupt six months of silence along with his father.
In response to royal skilled Katie Nicholl, Harry and Meghan known as Charles to want him a contented birthday and despatched a singing video message from their youngsters Archie, 4, and Lilibet, 2, to have a good time.
“I believe the truth that there was a cellphone name and there was some contact is a breakthrough, as a result of there hasn’t been any of that for six months,” Nicholl instructed ET. “We’re instructed that is hopefully going to result in one other dialog in the end.”
Nicholl famous that “Harry made positive to incorporate his spouse and his youngsters as properly, and I believe that is going to go a way in thawing a few of these, properly, fairly frozen relationships.”