Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About the Stanley Cup, but Were Afraid to Ask

Kent Russell of the new Grantland sports blog has a fascinating piece on the history of the Stanley Cup, hockey’s most prestigious trophy. Interestingly, the Lord Stanley after whom the cup is named was not a hockey fan and probably never even saw a hockey game in his life.

Let me also take this opportunity to point out yet again that the Cup was just won by the Boston Bruins!