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Lombardi Is Nice, But Stanley Has Real Stories

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Sometime after 10 p.m. ET on Sunday, National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell will hand the Vince Lombardi Trophy to the winner of Super Bowl XLIV.

The Lombardi Trophy will be presented inside the arena, with the fans looking on. Sound familiar?

Yes, North America's three other major sports leagues have taken one of the NHL's best features, namely the on-ice presentation of the Stanley Cup and ensuing celebration.

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