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Cover photo credit: AP Photo/Jae C. Hong

Obviously, as a hockey fan, you know how big of an accomplishment it is to win the Stanley Cup, no matter what team you root for. After winning the cup, the team is able to show off the cup in all of the different places that they come from. So this summer, when the Los Angeles Kings won, the cup has traveled everywhere Slovakia to Las Vegas. It is always fun to see what will be done with the cup. In the past babies have been baptized, sundaes have been eaten out of it, it has been stuck at the bottom of pools… the list goes on and on! This summer was no different when it came to adventurous things done with it. ESPN has an awesome map that shows you everywhere the Stanley Cup has traveled this summer and with whom it has been there with. Check that out here!

2014 Summer with Stanley:

June 29: The Stanley Cup started in Topsfield, MA with the director of amateur scouting, Mark Yannetti

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Credit: Philip Pritchard, @keeperofthecup

July 1: St-Jerome, QC: with Denis Fugere, a Kings scout and Rexdale, Ontario with Mike Futa the Vice President of Hockey Operations and Director of Player Personelle

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Credit: Philip Pritchard, @keeperofthecup

July 2: Scarborough, ON, CAN: Tyler Toffoli has the cup in his home town….his dad even gets a tattoo for the occasion!

Credit: Philip Pritchard, @keeperofthecup

Credit: Philip Pritchard, @keeperofthecup

July 5: Ithaca, NY: The cup is home in New York with the captain himself, Dustin Brown. A fundraiser was held for the local YMCA.

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Credit: Philip Pritchard, @keeperofthecup

 

July 6: Hampden, CT: The unstoppable goalie for the Kings, Jonathan Quick, held a fundraiser for the family of his old coach who passed away in a car accident this past January.

Credit: Philip Pritchard, @keeperofthecup

Credit: Philip Pritchard, @keeperofthecup

 

July 9: Smogen, Sweden: It’s Niklas Andersson’s day…and it’s the Cup’s first day of being in Europe

Credit: Philip Pritchard, @keeperofthecup

Credit: Philip Pritchard, @keeperofthecup

 

July 11: Trenchin, Slovakia: Marian Gaborik has his day with the cup and he takes it all around the city during a parade, ending it with a party in a castle!

Credit: Philip Pritchard, @keeperofthecup

Credit: The Score

 

July 13: Slovenia: Anze Kopitar and his dog eat breakfast out of their own cups, and they take it around on a helicopter tour.

Credit: Philip Pritchard, @keeperofthecup

Credit: Philip Pritchard, @keeperofthecup

July 14: Chelyabinsk, Russia: Slava Voynov has his day with the Cup all the way over in Russia!

Credit: Philip Pritchard, @keeperofthecup

Credit: Philip Pritchard, @keeperofthecup

 

July 18: Ventnor Heights, NJ: The Cup is back in the ‘States with Justin Williams and he shows it off proudly to his city!

 

July 20: Kitchener, ON, Canada: Tanner Pearson brings the Cup to Canada where he lead a group of his friends in a game of ball hockey…Winning team won the cup.

Credit: Philip Pritchard, @keeperofthecup

Credit: Philip Pritchard, @keeperofthecup

 

July 25: London, ON, Canada: Drew Doughty gets his day, and he takes the Stanley Cup golfing AND to the beach

Credit: Drew Doughty twitter

Credit: Drew Doughty twitter

July 26: London, ON, Canada: Jeff Carter gets a King sized cupcake and adds some gold to the Cup (his Gold medal from the Olympics)

Credit: Philip Pritchard, @keeperofthecup

Credit: Philip Pritchard, @keeperofthecup

July 27: Woodstock, ON, Canada: Jake Muzzin gets a cake shaped like the cup, he drinks champagne for breakfast, has a parade, gets the key to the city and goes golfing all in one day!

Credit: Philip Pritchard, @keeperofthecup

Credit: Philip Pritchard, @keeperofthecup

August 1: Kenora, ON, Canada: Mike Richards starts off his day with the cup by eating a big bowl of cereal and then tops it off with a nice boat ride!

Credit: Philip Pritchard, @keeperofthecup

Credit: Philip Pritchard, @keeperofthecup

August 3: Saskatoon, SK, Canada: Jarret Stoll goes golfing and does a fundraiser for the Royal University Hospital

Credit: Philip Pritchard, @keeperofthecup

Credit: Philip Pritchard, @keeperofthecup

August 6: Meadow Lake, SK, Canada: Dwight King spends his day with the cup with his family and friends

Credit: Philip Pritchard, @keeperofthecup

Credit: Philip Pritchard, @keeperofthecup

August 8: Garden River: SK, Canada: Jordan Nolan takes the cup golfing and even to a Pow Wow in Garden River

Credit: Philip Pritchard, @keeperofthecup

Credit: Philip Pritchard, @keeperofthecup

August 11: Grand Ledge, MI: Matt Greene takes the Cup to University of North Dakota to reminisce his college days

Credit: Philip Pritchard, @keeperofthecup

Credit: Philip Pritchard, @keeperofthecup

August 14: Calgary, Canada: The Stanley Cup gets to spend a day with Jeff Schultz in Calgary…and they float in the pool with style

Credit: Philip Pritchard, @keeperofthecup

Credit: Philip Pritchard, @keeperofthecup

August 15: Calgary, Canada: Strength and Conditioning coach Ryan Van Aster takes the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge to a whole new level with the Stanley Cup and even challenges his friend (who has ALS) to do it with him!

Credit: Philip Pritchard, @keeperofthecup

Credit: Philip Pritchard, @keeperofthecup

August 16: Viking, Alberta, Canada: Head coach Darryl Sutter takes the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and hangs out at his family farm with his family

Credit: Philip Pritchard, @keeperofthecup

Credit: Philip Pritchard, @keeperofthecup

August 17: Sylvan Lake, Alberta, Canada: Colin Fraser spends the day with the cup and his family in Sylvan Lake

Credit: Philip Pritchard, @keeperofthecup

Credit: Philip Pritchard, @keeperofthecup

You can check out more pictures on Phillip Pitchard’s twitter account here!

Looks like it the Stanley Cup got to travel the world this summer…guess we’ll see where next years cup will be headed and what team it will be with next June.

 

Sports and fashion are Allison's true passions. She grew up in the household of a professional athlete, and a family blessed with true athletic talent. She, on the other hand, must have been absent on the day that sport skills were passed out! Although, she does possess a zeal that most girls do not have for sports of all kinds, hockey has consumed her life in the most unexplainable way. Sports are such an integral part of who she is, and she is on journey of becoming a part of a professional sports organization. Growing up minutes from the Las Vegas Strip didn't leave Allison with many options for being a sports fan.Spending the majority of her summers on the East Coast, Allison became a fan of all things Boston, and her heart will always have a special place for the city (especially the Bruins). Allison currently is an employee of the Arizona Coyotes and falls more in love with the game each and every day. You can follow Allison on Twitter: @Alli_Galllagher and you can contact her by Email: allison@girlnextscore.com

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