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Friday, June 23, 2006

'Canes Crack The Cup

My father always used to say, what doesn't kill you, makes you stronger. That was before the accident





Bret Hedican with the Stanley Cup at the North Carolina General Assembly

This may or may not be accurate, but who knows...

From a story in Sport Express, about the NHL Awards ceremony last night in Vancouver (within which the Sport Express reporter also describes Rod Brind'Amour's red bowtie as "looking no more out of place on him than on a dump truck"):

Eric Staal brought the Stanley Cup to the ceremony and, after modestly looking downward, he acknowledged that the Carolina players* already had time to break it. A very pronounced crack could be seen on the Cup, and the legendary trophy has now been sent to Toronto for repairs.

*Actually, the description used in the article was more like "blockheads" (оболтусы), but not being sure of the exact translation, I'm applying the benefit of the doubt here