The Stanley Cup has a long and interesting lineage. It dates back as far as 1892, and can officially be called the longest running trophy awarded to any professional sports franchise. As far as the National Hockey League is concerned, it is the highest honour that a team can lay claim to and is tantamount to hitting the jackpot at a Vegas online casino. Of course, back when it was first created the trophy was referred to as the Dominion Hockey Challenge Cup, but it soon became known as the Staley Cup after Lord Stanley of Preston who was the Governor of Canada at the time.
The 2019 Stanley Cup has already reached its conclusion. It played out from April 10th 2019 to June 12th 2019. The winners were the St. Louis Blues, who bagged the trophy for the first time ever. Their 4-3 defeat of the Boston Bruins was a nail-biting experience, and likely one that will be remembered for many years to come. [Read more…]