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09-27-2003, 04:43 PM
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Originally Posted by degroat
Not true.. the *original* Cup is the one that is handed out and the one the players get. The replica is the one that travels to events such as the NHL draft and events like that.
Nope, the original cup (just the bowl, without a base) sits in the "Lord Stanley's Vault" display at the Hall of Fame, along with the 'retired' rings of the cup base, and as far as I know never leaves. Probably with good reason, because I recall it looking pretty aged and fragile when I visited. One of the replicas may be considered more 'real' than the other(s), but none of them is the 1892 version.

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