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What you didn't know about the Stanley Cup

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The Stanley cup is awarded annually to the National Hockey League playoffs champion after the conclusion of the Stanley Cup Finals.

Fun Facts

  • A new Stanley Cup is not made each year, winners keep it until a new champion is crowned.
  • The Stanley Cup is two feet, 11 inches tall and weighs 34.5 pounds.
  • There are more than 2,200 different names engraved on the Stanley Cup, including players, coaches and owners of the Cup-winning teams.
  • Every 13 years, a new ring is added to the bottom of the Stanley Cup to add more names of the Cup's winners.
  • The oldest Stanley Cup tradition is the celebratory drinking of champagne out of the cup by the winning team.

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