How heavy is the Stanley Cup? Vegas Golden Knights create history by winning NHL playoff finals


“Vegas, you certainly know how to throw a party,” NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman couldn’t stop himself as the incredible turn of events happened. The Golden Knights bestowed upon their beloved city an authentic Vegas extravaganza. It was replete with breathtaking passes and an extraordinary hat trick by the illustrious Mark Stone.

Their exuberant goal celebrations echoed throughout the arena, as they emphatically clinched the young organization’s inaugural Stanley Cup triumph. It was in a resounding fashion, overwhelming the battered and fatigued Florida Panthers with an astonishing 9-3 victory on a memorable Tuesday night. What was known till now, was if Golden Knight ever lifted the cup, it would only be in the most illustrious way.

In a symbolic gesture paying homage to the Golden Knights’ relatively short but eventful journey, Coach Bruce Cassidy strategically deployed five of the original Vegas players, affectionately dubbed the Misfits, as starters, while entrusting the sixth member to grace the ice during the second shift. The team’s resolute determination propelled them to net an impressive nine goals, thus equaling the long-standing record for the highest tally in a Cup Final.

How heavy is the Stanley Cup? Golden Knights claiming the Stanley in Vegas-style

I couldn’t be prouder of our team, our organization,” Marchessault, who received Conn Smythe Trophy for playoff MVP said. He added, “Everybody stepped up at different times and that’s why we’re winners.” Jack, eight-year pro playing in his first postseason, had three assists. He said, “This is what everyone dreams of, you come to an organization like this and the expectation is to win this thing. It’s a special place to play. I can’t give everyone enough credit for putting us in this position.

How heavy is the Stanley Cup? Vegas Golden Knights create history by winning NHL playoff finals
How heavy is the Stanley Cup? Vegas Golden Knights create history by winning NHL playoff finals

The gush of emotions was obviously after the massive historical mark was made. The misfits officially upped them being referred to as misfits, giving it a refined outlook after all. “Unbelievable,” Stone, captain, said. “The look in my teammates’ eyes when I got it, one of the craziest feelings I’ve ever had. I can’t even describe the feelings in my stomach right now. It’s everything you can imagine.”

Golden Knights secured victory with an unexpected hero between the posts in the form of Hill. Hill was the one who courageously stepped up despite nursing an injury as the playoffs commenced. Laurent Brossoit initially assumed the role of the starting goaltender.

This was until an unfortunate injury befell him during Game 3 of the second-round series against the Edmonton Oilers. Subsequently, it was Hill’s opportune moment to seize, and he embraced the challenge with unwavering determination. It all culminated in defying the odds to contribute significantly to the team’s triumph.

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