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Justin Bieber Has His Hands on the Stanley Cup

Fortunately, Biebs is wearing sunglasses to shield the Cup from his awesomeness
Fortunately, Biebs is wearing sunglasses to shield the Cup from his awesomeness

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The Crazy History of the Stanley Cup

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It’s considered the toughest trophy to win in professional sports. It’s made of silver and nickel alloy, weighs 34.5 pounds and measures 35 ¼ inches. It’s the Stanley Cup. Unlike other trophies in North American pro sports, the Cup isn’t remade every year, which makes it more special and creates a kind of folklore surrounding it. Each year, after the playoffs, stories about the Cup come to fruition after team members spend their designated day with the Cup. Here are some of the more popular stories surrounding teams and their experiences with the trophy.