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  Stanley Cup - MSN Encarta
The Stanley Cup is one of the most popular sporting events of the year in Canada, which is home to six NHL franchises and a majority of the NHL’s players.
The original Stanley Cup was 19 cm (7.5 in) high and 29 cm (11.5 in) wide and was made by a London-based silversmith in 1892.
In 1914 the NHA agreed to an east-versus-west Stanley Cup championship between the NHA champions and the first-place team from the Pacific Coast Hockey Association (PCHA).
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 Stanley Cup Roots For Penguins - Sports News Story - WTAE Pittsburgh
Cup, 59, did some promotional work for the Versus Network a couple years ago, but said he has turned down offers from media outlets in other cities to appear there as a good luck charm for fans.
Cup did get to touch the other Stanley Cup and actually has the chalice tattooed on his back.
Cup scored a free ticket to Game 4 -- so, for the first time in playoff history, there will be two Stanley Cups in the house.
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  Stanley Cup - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Until 1910, when Cup trustees declared that only players who played in their league's regular season were eligible to play for the Cup, it was commonplace to bring in professional players for the challenge games.
The first year the Stanley Cup was not awarded was 1919, when the influenza epidemic that ravaged the world that year forced the cancellation of the series between the Montreal Canadiens and the Seattle Metropolitans, and Montreal's "Bad" Joe Hall died from the flu.
The Stanley Cup trophy itself is colloquially known as "Lord Stanley's Mug" and tradition dictates that the winning team drink champagne from the top bowl after their victory.
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 Stanley Cup - Wikipedia
The Stanley Cup was originally donated in 1892 by Sir Frederick Arthur[?], Lord Stanley of Preston, Governor General of Canada and the son of the Earl of Derby, who had become enamoured with hockey.
The cup has been awarded every year since 1893, except for 1919 when the finals were cancelled after five games after a spanish influenza epidemic in Montreal and Seatle.
This is mainly due to the fact the Stanley Cup is the only trophy in professional sports that has the name of every member of the winning team engraved upon it.
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 Stanley Cup
The Stanley Cup is the oldest trophy competed for by professional athletes in North America.
Donated by Governor General Lord STANLEY in 1893 for presentation to the amateur hockey champions of Canada, it was first awarded to Montreal AAA (1892-93).
The cup was awarded in all but 2 years of its 100-plus year existence.
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 Stanley Cup
The Stanley Cup is the oldest trophy competed for by professional athletes in North America.
Donated by Governor General Lord STANLEY in 1893 for presentation to the amateur hockey champions of Canada, it was first awarded to Montreal AAA (1892-93).
Before professional hockey concentrated the sport in a few large urban centres, the cup was contested under a variety of formats and was captured by such far-flung teams as Winnipeg Victorias (1895-96, 1900-01), Ottawa Silver Seven (1902-03, 1903-04, 1904-05), Kenora Thistles (1906-07), the Vancouver Millionaires (1914-15), Seattle Metropolitans (1916-17) and Victoria Cougars (1924-25).
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The Stanley Cup, originally a decorative bowl purchased from a London silversmith worth 10 guineas ($48.67 USD), was donated in 1892 by Lord Stanley, Governor General of Canada, who had become enamoured with ice hockey.
Until 1910, when Cup trustees declared that only players who played in their league's regular season were eligible to play for the Cup, it was commonplace for both champion and challenger in the challenge series to bring in professional ringers to play the challenge games.
Governor General Adrienne Clarkson stated early in the dispute that the Cup should be awarded to the top women's hockey team since the lockout cancelled the NHL season, but on March 10, 2005, she announced that she would instead create a new trophy for women's hockey, the Clarkson Cup.
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 The Stanley Cup — Infoplease.com
The Stanley Cup was originally donated to the Canadian Amateur Hockey Association by Sir Frederick Arthur Stanley, Lord Stanley of Preston and 16th Earl of Derby, who had become interested in the sport while Governor General of Canada from 1888 to 1893.
Stanley wanted the trophy to be a challenge cup, contested for each year by the best amateur hockey teams in Canada.
The Stanley Cup of hockey and suicide in Quebec, 1951-1992.
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 Stanley Cup Abuse   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Cup was stolen twice from Hockey Hall of Fame in the late 1960s.
The Cup went to a Ranger victory party at a Manhattan saloon called the Auction House, where it stopped traffic, started parades, and was drunk out of by everyone in sight until the bar was effectively down to backwash (but that probably wouldn't have stopped them).
The Stanley Cup is insured for $75,000, but for so many, spending a summer or a day or a moment with arguably the most cherished trophy in sport is, to steal a phrase from a credit card commercial, priceless.
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 The Stanley Cup: A History of Abuse and Neglect
The Stanley behind the Stanley Cup was Lord Stanley of Preston, the Governor General of Canada (the Queen's Representative to the Dominion of Canada), the sixth in the long regal line.
The Cup went to a Ranger victory party at a Manhattan saloon called the Auction House, where it stopped traffic, started parades, and was drunk out of by everyone in sight until the bar was effectively down to backwash (but that probably wouldn't have stopped them).
The Stanley Cup is insured for $75,000, but for so many, spending a summer or a day or a moment with arguably the most cherished trophy in sport is, to steal a phrase from a credit card commercial, priceless.
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 2003 Stanley Cup Playoffs | New Jersey Devils History | Anaheim Mighty Ducks | NHL
It was the Devils third Stanley Cup in the past nine seasons.
Their mother cheered for the Mighty Ducks since Rob has never won a Stanley Cup and Scott had already won two other Cups with New Jersey in 1995 and 2000.
Long before the NHL's New Jersey Devils were winning Stanley Cups and eating up Mighty Ducks, the legend of the New Jersey Devil was born.
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 Urban Legends Reference Pages: King of Cups
The Cup's history is rich and is continually being embellished because one special circumstance sets it apart from other high-ranking sports awards: each year members of the winning team are allowed to take the Cup home with them.
The first winner of the Stanley Cup (then called the Dominion Hockey Challenge Cup) was the Montreal Amateur Athletic Association (AAA) hockey club, champions of the Amateur Hockey Association of Canada for 1893.
Who had the Cup was apparently no secret to at least one of the police officers working the case, and he successfully used this knowledge to negotiate for the trophy's safe return, getting it back a few weeks after it was purloined.
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 Jackson Hole News&Guide | Stanley Cup drops by
The only other year the Stanley Cup is known to have visited the valley was in 1995, the year a tradition was established allowing each member of the NHL champion team to retain the trophy for a day.
The Stanley Cup was first conceived by Lord Stanley, governor general of Canada, in 1892, and was a decorative bowl awarded to the champion amateur hockey team of Canada.
In 1926, the Stanley Cup became the championship trophy of the National Hockey League and has been awarded annually to the league champion except in 2004-2005, when the season was canceled because of a labor dispute.
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 Stanley Cup :: History of Cup, Competition, NHL takes over, Stanley Cup Today, world championship, free video, best ...
The Stanley Cup is surrounded by many myths and traditions, of which the oldest is the celebration champagne to drink, the trophy for winning team.
The smallest municipality champion in the Stanley Cup team is Kenora, Ontario, the city has a population of about 4000, when the Kenora Thistles caught, FIFA in January 1907.
In 1908, Allan was the trophy from Canada lovers, and the Stanley Cup begins, a symbol of the supremacy of professional hockey.
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 Recordnet.com: Stanley Cup and its history makes a stop in Stockton
The Stanley Cup will be in San Diego on Friday when the Thunder meets the Gulls, and then will be transported to Stockton.
The NHL and the Hockey Hall of Fame have sent the Stanley Cup on a tour of minor-league cities this season to raise funds for hurricane relief.
Some of the ECHL's California teams were part of the tour in November, but the Stanley Cup always was scheduled to come back for the ECHL All-Star Game on Wednesday at Fresno.
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 Legends of Hockey - NHL Trophies - Stanley Cup
The Stanley Cup, notably the oldest trophy competed for by professional athletes in North America, was donated in 1892 by Sir Frederick Arthur Stanley, Lord Stanley of Preston and son of the Earl of Derby.
He purchased the trophy for 10 Guineas ($50.00 at that time) to be presented to "the championship hockey club of the Dominion of Canada." The first team ever awarded the Stanley Cup was the Montreal Amateur Athletic Association in 1893.
Retired bands, along with the original Stanley Cup bowl, are proudly displayed in Lord Stanley's Vault in the MCI Great Hall.
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 ESPN - 2008 NHL Playoffs Index
Detroit advances to the Stanley Cup finals for the 23rd time in franchise history and the first time since 2002.
It's the third straight season the Stanley Cup finalists didn't face off during the regular season.
Pittsburgh is back in the Cup finals for the first time since winning the second of back-to-back titles in 1992.
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 The Coveted Stanley Cup - Who Will Win It In 2008?
The Stanley Cup is the championship trophy awarded every year to the best team of the NHL - the National Hockey League.
The Stanley Cup is not only the most famous trophy in the professional sporting world; it's also the oldest sporting trophy (first presented in 1893).
It's hard to believe, but at the beginning, names of the players who won the Stanley Cup were added by scratching the bowl with a knife or a nail.
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 Stanley Cup History | Facts | Champions | Winners | Trophy | Playoffs | NHL | Hockey | Pictures | Photo   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Stanley Cup has been around the NHL longer than any other team, player or coach.
The Stanley Cup was purchased in 1892 by the Governor General of Canada, Lord Frederick Stanley, who wanted a challenge cup that the best hockey teams in Canada could compete for.
The Stanley Cup has travelled to several different coutries including the Czech Republic, Sweden, Russia, Finland, Japan, Switzerland and the Bahamas.
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 1994 Stanley Cup Finals - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Start the 1994 Stanley Cup Finals article or add a request for it.
Look for 1994 Stanley Cup Finals in the Commons, our repository for free images, music, sound, and video.
Check for 1994 Stanley Cup Finals in the deletion log, or visit its deletion vote page if it exists.
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 Polaris : Our Company : News : Press Releases : Polaris Gives the Stanley Cup its First Snowmobile Ride on Tour Leading ...
Polaris President and CEO Tom Tiller drove the Cup sled the first day, and thereafter the sled was piloted by Mike Bolt, a "Keeper of the Cup" from the Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto.
Unlike trophies in most other sports, the Stanley Cup doesn't spend its days locked in a trophy case or on a shelf in the championship team's front office.
As the Cup was driven around Minnesota, it was clear the crowds on hand were well aware of its rich history.
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 Stanley Cup Finals Tickets - Senators Stanley Cup Tickets at StubHub!
The Stanley Cup is the ultimate prize of the National Hockey League, and one of the most enduring championship trophies in all of sports.
In the 1920s the Stanley Cup became the de facto championship trophy, but not until 1947 was the Stanley Cup made the official NHL champs symbol.
The Stanley Cup belongs on the short list of championship hardware (along with the Vince Lombardi Trophy, the FIFA World Cup, an Olympic Gold Medal, and only a few others) that are among the most recognizable and most sought-after in the world of sports.
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 WashingtonPost.com: Stanley Cup 1998 - Red Wings
A sellout crowd at MCI Center watched the Detroit Red Wings claim their second consecutive Stanley Cup with a 4-1 victory over the Capitals on June 16.
When the Red Wings beat the Dallas Stars to clinch their third trip to the Stanley Cup Finals in four years, there was little celebration.
The Stanley Cup returned to Detroit on June 7, 1997, as the Red Wings ended a 42-year championship drought by beating the Philadelphia Flyers in Game Four of the Stanley Cup Finals, 2-1.
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