It is the oldest existing trophy to be awarded to a professional sports franchise in North America, and the International Ice Hockey Federation IIHF considers it to be one of the "most important championships available to the sport". The entire Stanley family supported the sport, the sons and daughters all playing and promoting the game. Professional teams first became eligible to challenge for the Stanley Cup in It was established as the de facto championship trophy of the NHL in and then the de jure NHL championship prize in While the NHL has maintained control over the trophy itself and its associated trademarks, the NHL does not actually own the trophy but uses it by agreement with the two Canadian trustees of the cup. The original bowl was made of silver and is
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Michael Sam, who in became the first openly gay player to be drafted by an NFL team, announced on Twitter Friday evening that he is walking away from football for mental health reasons. The last 12 months have been very difficult for me, to the point where I became concerned with my mental health. I thank the Alouettes for this opportunity and hope to be back on the field soon. Louis Rams in the seventh round of the draft. He played solidly in the Rams' preseason contests he finished the preseason with 11 tackles and three sacks but was beaten out for a roster spot by undrafted rookie Ethan Westbrooks. Sam was then signed to the practice squad by the Dallas Cowboys.
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This is a list of famous residents of St. Louis or St. Louis County , Missouri. The dates in parentheses signify lifespan, not necessarily dates of actual residence in the city.
Hockey is for Everyone is an NHL initiative in partnership with You Can Play that uses the game of hockey - and the League's global influence - to drive positive social change and foster more inclusive communities regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, disability, sexual orientation, and socio-economic status. Diversity will be celebrated throughout the game. Read it HERE.