The Stanley Cup has been by way of rather a lot through the years. From being tossed off a deck right into a pool — supposedly — to being a canine’s meals bowl, the Stanley Cup has seen quite a lot of put on and tear.
The Tampa Bay Lightning have now contributed to that longstanding custom, as on Monday throughout their boat parade celebrating back-to-back championships, they by some means put fairly a large dent within the Stanley Cup! Photos circulated late within the afternoon of a Tampa Bay participant holding the Stanley Cup with its bowl caved in on one aspect, then NHL reporters confirmed the story that the trophy had suffered some harm.
Right here’s how the Stanley Cup regarded on the finish of Tampa Bay’s victory celebrations.
The @StanleyCup did maintain some harm throughout right now’s festivities. It’ll be despatched to Montreal for repairs and be again to renew Cup celebration with @TBLightning subsequent weekend pic.twitter.com/MEbZGZFxSD
— Joe Smith (@JoeSmithTB) July 12, 2021
That’s a dent alright! Fortunately, the Stanley Cup that was broken is the traveling Stanley Cup that’s used for celebrations akin to this. The unique Stanley Cup sits on the Hockey Corridor of Fame in Toronto, secure and sound.
Fortunately, the Lightning will be capable of restore the broken sustained to the Stanley Cup after delivery it to Montreal for a repair up. The irony of the Stanley Cup going to Montreal only for repairs shouldn’t be misplaced on any of us, too.
And hey, at the very least among the jokes have been humorous as effectively!
In the event you flip it the fitting method and put it up in opposition to a wall nobody will even discover. https://t.co/aKM7Z0GMRs
— Uncooked Cost, a Champa Bay Lightning website (@RawCharge) July 12, 2021
Cup headed for LTIR. It’ll be again in time for the playoffs.
— Sean Gentille (@seangentille) July 12, 2021
The Lightning broke the cap.
Then they broke the Cup.
— James Mirtle (@mirtle) July 12, 2021
Only one extra mud up so as to add to the listing of Stanley Cup damages.