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A Long Weekend Travel Guide to Toronto

A practical travel guide for a long weekend trip to Canada’s largest city.


CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 15:  Chicago Blackhawks fans celebrate Brandon Saad #20 of the Chicago Blackhawks second period goal against Ben Bishop #30 of the Tampa Bay Lightning during Game Six of the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Final at the United Center  on June 15, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Thousands Spill Into the Streets to Celebrate Blackhawks Win

The Chicago Cubs weren’t in Wrigleyville because of the rain, but the fans of the Blackhawks took up the void.


CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 15: Antoine Vermette #80 of the Chicago Blackhawks celebrates by hoisting the Stanley Cup after defeating the Tampa Bay Lightning  by a score of 2-0 in Game Six to win the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Final at the United Center  on June 15, 2015 in Chicago, Illinois.  (Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images)

Blackhawks Win Stanley Cup, Beat Lightning 2-0 in Game 6

Showing off their grit and determination, the Chicago Blackhawks finally put away the Tampa Bay Lightning in the Stanley Cup Final.


LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 13:  Jeff Carter #77 of the Los Angeles Kings kisses the Stanley Cup in celebration after defeating the New York Rangers 3-2 in double overtime of Game Five of the 2014 Stanley Cup Final at Staples Center on June 13, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.  (Photo by Harry How/Getty Images)

LA Kings Win The Cup on Martinez’s Double-OT Goal

The longest postseason for the Los Angeles Kings led into the longest game they had ever played. After 94 minutes of impossibly tense hockey, Alec Martinez could scarcely believe it when a rebound off Henrik Lundqvist’s pads came straight to his stick.


DETROIT - JUNE 12: NHL commissioner Gary Bettman speaks before presenting the Stanley Cup to the Pittsburgh Penguins after defeating the Detroit Red Wings in Game Seven of the 2009 NHL Stanley Cup Finals at Joe Louis Arena on June 12, 2009 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

Stanley Cup Makes Surprise Trip to Annapolis

The Navy men’s hockey team arrived at the ice rink thinking it was a normal day of practice, but little did they know the Stanley Cup was there waiting for them.


Washington Capitals majority owner Ted Leonsis shields his eyes as he walks past the Stanely Cup after a briefing on the state of hockey with members of the Congressional Hockey Caucus in the Rayburn House Office Building April 24, 2013 in Washington, DC. The Capitals clinched their fifth Southeast Division title in the past six years and are headed to the playoffs. Hockey fans consider it bad luck to touch the Stanely Cup if they ever desire to win it. (Credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Leonsis Thinks Caps Can be ‘Legitimate’ Stanley Cup Contender

Caps owner Ted Leonsis believes if his team can withstand the rigors of the new Metropolitan Division and make the playoffs, Washington will be a “legitimate” Stanley Cup contender in 2013, as he told Lavar and Dukes on Wednesday.


Patrick Sharp #10 of the Chicago Blackhawks celebrates with the Stanley Cup. (credit: Harry How/Getty Images)

Stanley Cup Champions By Year

A look at every Stanley Cup champion in history.


BOSTON, MA - JUNE 24: Jonathan Toews #19 of the Chicago Blackhawks hoist the Stanley Cup Trophy after defeating the Boston Bruins in Game Six of the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Final at TD Garden on June 24, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. The Chicago Blackhawks defeated the Boston Bruins 3-2. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Chicago Blackhawks Win 2013 Stanley Cup

Patrick Kane of the Blackhawks won the Conn Smythe Trophy as playoff MVP.


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Kings Need To Score More To Beat Blackhawks

After a rare day off for rest and contemplation, the Los Angeles Kings came back focused on what’s missing from their run at a second straight Stanley Cup title.


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Elfin: D.C.’s Hot Young Core No More

With the 2012 NHL season hanging in the balance, the Nationals have moved into the spotlight as D.C.’s hot team, but what if this season never gets played at all? And what if this was finally the year for the Caps to hoist the Stanley Cup?