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July 16, 2008
by Robbie Gillies
Any avid hockey fan has dreamed of drinking from Lord Stanley's Cup. It is the most famous trophy in all of sports (despite hockey verging on becoming a fringe sport). But, you might want to rethink drinking from the Silver Cup now that Kris Draper is done with it.
The Red Wings won the Stanley Cup this past season. and forward Kris Draper had his turn with the Cup about a month ago. Draper filled the Cup with Timbits (Canada's version of donut holes), he used it as a giant ice cream dish, he paraded it all around his hometown of Toronto, and, of course, he drank out of it. So, pretty typical stuff. Nothing a simple cleaning wouldn't fix...except for what happened before he drank out of the Cup.
A week after we won it, I had my newborn daughter in there, and she pooped in the Cup...That was something. We had a pretty good laugh...I still drank out of it that night, so no worries.
The Stanley Cup has had some questionable uses, ranging from being used as a dog bowl to baptizing Colorado's Sylvain Lefebvre's child. But, defecating in Lord Stanley's Cup? That seems to cross the line. What's next? Two girls and one Stanley Cup?