The Stanley Cup is a trophy awarded annually to the playoff champion club of the National Hockey League (NHL) ice hockey league. It was donated by the Governor General of Canada Lord Stanley of Preston in 1892, and is the oldest professional sports trophy in North America. Inscribed the Dominion Hockey Challenge Cup, the trophy was first awarded to Canada's amateur ice hockey clubs who won the...
The first winner of the Stanley Cup was the Montreal Amateur Athletic Association (AAA), champions of the Amateur Hockey Association of Canada for 1893. Ironically, Lord Stanley never witnessed a ...
A complete list of Stanley Cup champions: 2016 -- Pittsburgh Penguins 2015 -- Chicago Blackhawks 2014 -- Los Angeles Kings 2013 -- Chicago Blackhawks 2012 -- Los Angeles Kings 2011 -- Boston ...
NHL.com is the official web site of the National Hockey League. NHL, the NHL Shield, the word mark and image of the Stanley Cup, the Stanley Cup Playoffs logo, the Stanley Cup Final logo, Center ...
Stanley Cup champions by year Edit Challenge Cup Edit. The origins of the Challenge era come from the method of play of the Amateur Hockey Association of Canada prior to 1893. From 1887 to 1893, the league did not play a round-robin format, but rather challenges between teams of the association that year, with the winner of the series being the 'interim' champion, with the final challenge ...
The Stanley Cup has been around since 1892. The cup is inscribed with the name of the team that wins the National Hockey League playoffs each year. The winning teams and players get their names on the cup, with some teams and players enjoying that honor more times than others.
The Stanley Cup (French: La Coupe Stanley) is the championship trophy awarded annually to the National Hockey League (NHL) playoff winner. It is the oldest existing trophy to be awarded to a professional sports franchise, and the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) considers it to be one of the "most important championships available to the sport".
The Stanley Cup, given to the National Hockey League champions at the end of each season, is the oldest professional athletics prize in North America.It's named the Stanley Cup because it was donated by Sir Frederick Arthur Stanley, Lord Stanley of Preston, in 1892 to be given to the champion hockey team in Canada.
This is a list of Stanley Cup champions, including finalists and challengers.The Stanley Cup, donated by former Governor General of Canada Lord Stanley of Preston in 1892, is the oldest professional sports trophy in North America. Originally inscribed the Dominion Hockey Challenge Cup, the trophy started out as an award for Canada's top-ranking amateur ice hockey club.
The defending Stanley Cup champion Capitals look as strong as ever heading into the playoffs. But the Hurricanes have been proving doubters wrong all season -- and having lots of fun while at it.