Even though the Canadians didn’t win the Stanley Cup, it’s still going to Montreal after all. However, it will be returned to the rightful winners after it goes through some repairs. This happened during the Lightning’s second consecutive championship celebrations and their famous “Champa Bay” boat parade.
On Monday the Stanley Cup slipped and hit the ground hard during the storm. The 128-year-old trophy was dented to the point where it almost looked flat. After that, they had to send it north of the border to get its needed repairs.
This is not the first time it has been damaged and fixed before. The 2018 champion Washington Capitals damaged it after their first franchise victory by trying to do a “Cup stands”(kegstand). Cup Keeper Phil Pritchard of the Hockey Hall of Fame said “All good, going in for a tuneup.
The Tampa Bay team had their second boat parade in the last 10 months with their captain wearing a T-shirt that said “BACK TO BOAT”. Dozens of residents on boats were able to watch and celebrate with the players and coaches.
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