Tag Archives: Stanley Cup

When Stanley’s boys came to the EIHL: Ric Jackman

Ric Jackman spent his last two years as a professional hockey player in the Elite Ice Hockey league. Playing on the blue line for the likes of Braehead Clan and finishing his career with the Fife Flyers.

But having played in the EIHL, he is also a Stanley Cup Champion.

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The History Nerds guide to the Stanley Cup

Named after its creator, Lord Stanley of Preston, Governor General of Canada. (Photo source: NovaCaps.com)

We all know that the Stanley Cup is probably the most prestigious in all of professional sports – save perhaps the World Cup, but to each their own… But new fans may not know the history of the cup that all hockey fans long to see their team win. In this series, I’m going to give a run down on the history of the best silverware on offer.

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Here is why the Toronto Maple Leafs will be the next Canadian Stanley Cup Champions

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Credit: Frank Gunn / THE CANADIAN PRESS

Plan the parade, lord Stanley will once again come to Toronto despite a 51 year drought and here is why (even if fellow writer Ollie Hampson thinks otherwise).

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Are the Winnipeg Jets the next Canadian Stanley Cup Champions?

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What happened in 1993?

Czechoslovakia split and became the Czech Republic and Slovakia, Bill Clinton became the 42nd US President and the Montreal Canadiens won the Stanley Cup. We haven’t had a Canadian team win ever since.

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Ovechkin & Holtby on the Jimmy Fallon show

Five days after winning the Stanley Cup, it touched down in New York City. Still attached to captain Alex Ovechkin and with Braden Holtby keeping a watch out.

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Washington Capitals are Stanley Cup Champions!

After what can only be described as an absolute roller-coaster of a game, captain Alex Ovechkin skates across the ice to a tumultuous applause to raise the Stanley Cup for the first time ever.

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Tom Wilson will not receive further discipline from NHL DOPS

It’s the Stanley Cup final. Something that had been alien to the Washington Capitals for 20 years and top liner Tom Wilson lays a shoulder to shoulder check on an unaware Jonathan Marchessault.

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