Kw-logo-smaller

Stan's Our Man - Stanley Cup Facts

Stanley Cup Final 2009

Another hard-hitting, slap shot-shooting season of NHL playoff action is underway. Kidzworld takes a look at one of the NHL's greatest legends.

He's been around the NHL longer than anyone else. He's traveled the world. He's been to some of the greatest parties - with rock stars, movie stars and even the President. He's been kissed more times than Brett Hull's scored. But this guy's also had some real rough rides. A jokester on the Howard Stern show once pooped on him, he's been thrown into a canal, kidnapped and left for dead in the bottom of a swimming pool.

So who is this superstar? None other than our buddy Stan - as in first name Stanley, last name Cup. Here's a closer look at the Stanley Cup.

Stanley Cup Stats

  • Name: Stanley Cup
  • Age: 112
  • Place of Birth: London, England
  • Height: 2 feet, 11 inches
  • Weight: 34.5 lbs.
  • Marital Status: Single

More Stanley Cup Facts and Adventures:

  • In 1980, Clarke Gillies of the New York Islanders let his dog eat dinner from the Stanley Cup
  • In 1994, the Stanley Cup was taken on MTV Prime Time Beach House and stuffed with clams and oysters.
  • When the New Jersey Devils won the Stanley Cup in 2003, goaltender, Martin Brodeur took the Cup to a movie theatre and ate popcorn out of it.
  • The Stanley Cup is now accompanied by a body guard on all his adventures.
  • There are more than 2,200 different names engraved on the Stanley Cup, including players, coaches and owners of the Cup-winning teams. Only eight of those are women.
  • Lord Stanley never saw a Stanley Cup championship game, nor did he ever present the Cup. Although his term as Governor General ended in September 1893, he was forced to return to England on July 15.
  • The Stanley Cup has served as a valuable morale booster for Canadian troops and their NATO allies.

Who will party with the Stanley Cup this year?

Related Stories:
>
>

readers voted!

Comments

Airbell11

Airbell11 wrote:

he a person! whoa!
commented: Mon Aug 22, 2011

Rock_chick12

Rock_chick12 wrote:

The Stanley cup is single? Awww. I'll date the Stanley cup xD
commented: Fri Aug 19, 2011

there are 2 more comments

Please login or register to add comments

share with your friends


Twitter Facebook Myspace Digg


like this article?
get more just like it in your email

F992552245156

Coolest Thing to Do With the Stanley Cup?

  • Take it to school and have a game of road hockey for the Cup with my friends.
  • Use it as a toilet for the day.
  • Eat cereal out of it for breakfast.

related stories

Micro_kings- micro
1st round of the 2013 Stanley Cup Playoffs had some great upsets. The 1st round is always the mos...
Micro_lakers-micro
What is going on in the NBA and the NHL that teams just keep winning and winning? The players get...
Micro_a m
As time goes on, the NHL loses more games of the 2012-13 season, another league is growing with p...

latest videos

Sports in the forums

CrazyAngel22
Barca & Liverpool 
reply about 3 hours
silentassassin
"Boysrock50" wrote: "silentassassin" wrote: "Boysrock50" wrote: "silentassassin" wrote: VERY LOyal Supporter of BArca and Man U Not very loyal if you support two different teams in different leagues "Boysrock50" wrote: "silentassassin" wrote: VERY LOyal Supporter of BArca and Man U Not very loyal if you support two different teams in different leagues Different Leagues Different Teams...... what do u expect?     Both teams have there own separate clashes........what makes u think its not very loyal?  When they play each other you will either support both or neither - same thing really. Being loyal to a club is supporting them only and following them, you can't support a team if you support their opposition too! that comes in Champions league only with a rare chance............. so i guess its fair enough to go for 2 teams at least if u want to enjoy competitive football.......
reply about 3 hours
Boysrock50
"silentassassin" wrote: "Boysrock50" wrote: "silentassassin" wrote: VERY LOyal Supporter of BArca and Man U Not very loyal if you support two different teams in different leagues "Boysrock50" wrote: "silentassassin" wrote: VERY LOyal Supporter of BArca and Man U Not very loyal if you support two different teams in different leagues Different Leagues Different Teams...... what do u expect?     Both teams have there own separate clashes........what makes u think its not very loyal?  When they play each other you will either support both or neither - same thing really. Being loyal to a club is supporting them only and following them, you can't support a team if you support their opposition too!
reply about 12 hours
marisa328
marisa328 posted in Hockey:
"marisa328" wrote:CHICAGO BLACK HAWKS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
reply about 12 hours
silentassassin
"Boysrock50" wrote: "silentassassin" wrote: VERY LOyal Supporter of BArca and Man U Not very loyal if you support two different teams in different leagues "Boysrock50" wrote: "silentassassin" wrote: VERY LOyal Supporter of BArca and Man U Not very loyal if you support two different teams in different leagues Different Leagues Different Teams...... what do u expect?   Both teams have there own separate clashes........what makes u think its not very loyal? 
reply about 16 hours

play online games

Candy-100

A great online version of the famous Candy Crush. This is the best game launched...

1515_gl_kidzworld_100x100_jpg_fz

Intriguing planets, weird and wonderful characters; challenge friends and find a...

100x100_ra_logo_girl

Uncle George has left you his farm, but unfortunately it’s in pretty bad shape. ...

_thumb_100x100

Shoot blobs with different properies to merge yellow blobs. Your blobs can be re...

_thumb_100x100

We have all played the famous game Sudoku, now play it online with this Classic ...