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Behold, the Stanley Keg of hockey! (Photo)

They say there’s no improving on perfection, and that’s probably true in most cases that don’t involve transforming a beer keg into the Stanley Cup.

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Stanley Keg


Puck Daddy reader Damiën Valkenburg explains:

“I think some Dutch guys changed the game.

“I play with Nijmegen University Radboud Saints in the Dutch college-league. Every season we end with our playoffs, in which the grand prize is the Stanley Keg.

“Which is a Keg of "Olm"-beer turned into a shabby Stanley Cup replica.

“As with the real thing, champions engrave their players in the keg to remain forever a part of Dutch College Hockey history, for whatever that's worth. This year we were lucky (badass) enough to win it all. 

“They made it a couple of years ago and it has become our holy grail ever since. 

“I thought you might like the idea. Groeten uit Nederland!”

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Keg

Now, by no means is this the only Stanley Keg we’ve come across. See also:

* The Stanley Keg of Tampa Bay, “a beer keg with a wood trophy box and a cup screwed to the top of the keg.”

* The Stanley Keg of Montreal, pictured here with none other than Max Talbot(!).

* The Stanley Keg of This College Humor Post From 2002, which is also a beer bong.

Really, every beer league in the world should have their own variation on this theme. Provided of course they have the accompanying Stanley Red Solo Cup.

 

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