Why the Stanley Cup Provides the Greatest Moments in Sports History

June 10th, 2010 by Matthew Hogan Leave a reply »
There is no better day for me than the day the Stanley Cup gets raised.

While fans of the other 28 NHL teams—who have spent the better part of the last two months golfing—just want the season to end, there are so many other reasons why the last day of the NHL season is the best day of the year for most hockey fans.

It doesn’t matter which team gets to pass the Cup around in that glory-filled moment after the final whistle blows (although it would be nice to see the Buffalo Sabres grab their first Cup sometime in the near future before I slip back into another deep mental psychosis), because the pride of being a fan of the National Hockey League is overwhelming when a new champion is crowned.

The Chicago Blackhawks' Stanley Cup victory over the Philadelphia Flyers is just another example of why hockey provides fans with some of the greatest moments in sports history.

The handshake between teams at the end of the Cup Finals shows sportsmanship at a level that cannot be duplicated by any other sport.

Chris Pronger and Dustin Byfuglien shaking hands, one congratulating the other, despite having just batt ...

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