Anze Kopitar And His Dog Enjoy Stanley Cup Breakfasts

Los Angeles Kings center Anze Kopitar celebrated his day with the Stanley Cup yesterday in his home country of Slovenia. Kopitar started his morning right by eating breakfast out of the cup with his dog, Gustl. For hygienic reasons, Gustl ate from his own mini trophy. Still adorable. » 7/13/14 1:30pm 7/13/14 1:30pm

Yasiel Puig And The Stanley Cup Are Best Friends

The Stanley Cup-winning Los Angeles Kings stopped by Dodgers Stadium today, and so did the cup itself. Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig took the opportunity to take a photo with the trophy. Look at those two pals! » 6/17/14 9:35pm 6/17/14 9:35pm

L.A. Mayor At Kings Stanley Cup Rally: "This Is A Big Fuckin' Day"

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti either committed political suicide, or just became Mayor For Life. Addressing a rally for the Stanley Cup winners inside the Staples Center, Garcetti noted two rules of politics and then immediately broke both, to raucous applause. » 6/16/14 11:30pm 6/16/14 11:30pm

The Kings Celebrate Stanley Cup Win Next To Devastated Henrik Lundqvist

The immediate aftermath of Alec Martinez's game-winning, double-overtime goal for the Stanley Cup on Friday night was a flash. Net, referee signals goal, and a Los Angeles mob around Martinez. It was great fun for the Kings, and absolute misery for the Rangers. Just look at all of these pictures of sad Henrik… » 6/14/14 10:28am 6/14/14 10:28am

Canada First: Why I Root For Teams I Hate

It's happening again. As Carey Price lay on the blue ice of his crease on Saturday afternoon, before he skated in a tentative circle, testing his weight on his knee, a familiar dread settled into the hearts of hockey fans across Canada. By Monday, Habs coach Michel Therrien had confirmed our worst fears: Price was out… » 5/22/14 4:40pm 5/22/14 4:40pm

The Doc Emrick Soundboard Is Here

Last year we brought you this list of terms NBC hockey announcer Mike "Doc" Emrick used to describe passes in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final, and then we set them to music. Now we're putting the power of Doc in your hands, with a clickable soundboard featuring 121 different clips of the legendary broadcaster's… » 5/21/14 12:15pm 5/21/14 12:15pm

Every Stanley Cup Presentation Since 1949

Via Kukla's Korner, this wonderful video shows a few seconds of each Stanley Cup ceremony dating back to the '49 Maple Leafs. Some old-timey differences are disconcerting (the top half of the trophy used to come off!), but on the whole, it's a reassuring reminder that the ultimate goal hasn't changed for 88 years. » 4/24/14 11:04am 4/24/14 11:04am

The NHL's New Playoff Format, As Explained By Highly Paid Consultants

The NHL rolled out a new playoff format this season, which some have found a bit confusing. To assist, an employee at Accenture—the world's largest consulting company—has passed along a presentation he made for his boss to explain the changes. This is a great pro bono service: Had you personally asked Accenture to… » 4/18/14 1:34pm 4/18/14 1:34pm

Justin Bieber And The Stanley Cup, Just A Couple Of Swaggy Bros

Blackhawks marketing director Peter Hassen tweeted out this photo of the Biebs, in Chicago to play the United Center, and the Stanley Cup. You may commence being pissed off. » 7/10/13 9:10am 7/10/13 9:10am

The Final Two Goals Of The Stanley Cup, In Finnish

Earlier, we brought you a Doc Emrick-less version of all the goals scored in the Stanley Cup Finals. This is also Emrick-less, but we can make it up to you: it's the final two goals as called by Finnish broadcasters Antti Mäkinen and Jani Alkio. » 7/01/13 9:15pm 7/01/13 9:15pm

Everyone Is At The Blackhawks Parade

There's not a lot of work getting done in Chicago today, we'd wager. This photo, from CSN's Nina Falcone, gives a sense of the scale of the crowd at Grant Park for the Blackhawks' profane Stanley Cup celebration. We don't think the Ravens will have much to say about this one. » 6/28/13 2:21pm 6/28/13 2:21pm

Patrick Sharp's Daughter Is The Cutest Sports Baby

Babies with the Stanley Cup are almost as much of a tradition as bodily fluids in the Stanley Cup, but just slightly more adorable. » 6/28/13 9:47am 6/28/13 9:47am

Boston Fans Buried Their Stanley Cup Sorrows in a Porn Avalanche

After the Boston Bruins lost the NHL championship to the Chicago Blackhawks Monday night, fans consoled themselves with porn, according to stats from PornHub. You might not have a Stanley Cup win, but you always have amateur adult films! » 6/26/13 4:04pm 6/26/13 4:04pm

Here's Patrick Kane Partying And Spraying Champagne On People

It was only a matter of time before Patrick Kane took to the bars of Chicago to do his thing in the wake of his team's Stanley Cup victory. » 6/26/13 10:17am 6/26/13 10:17am