Ottawa Senators honor Grey Cup champs with unique pregame puck drop (Video)

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<em>OTTAWA, ON – DECEMBER 1: CFL Grey Cup champions (L-R) Marcel Desjardins, Henry Burris, Brad Sinopoli and Rick Campbell of the Ottawa Redblacks drop the puck for a ceremonial face-off with <a class="link rapid-noclick-resp" href="/nhl/players/4491/" data-ylk="slk:Erik Karlsson">Erik Karlsson</a> #65 of the <a class="link rapid-noclick-resp" href="/nhl/teams/ott/" data-ylk="slk:Ottawa Senators">Ottawa Senators</a> and <a class="link rapid-noclick-resp" href="/nhl/players/4002/" data-ylk="slk:Claude Giroux">Claude Giroux</a> #28 of the <a class="link rapid-noclick-resp" href="/nhl/teams/phi/" data-ylk="slk:Philadelphia Flyers">Philadelphia Flyers</a> before an NHL game at Canadian Tire Centre on December 1, 2016 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Andre Ringuette/NHLI via Getty Images)</em>
OTTAWA, ON – DECEMBER 1: CFL Grey Cup champions (L-R) Marcel Desjardins, Henry Burris, Brad Sinopoli and Rick Campbell of the Ottawa Redblacks drop the puck for a ceremonial face-off with Erik Karlsson #65 of the Ottawa Senators and Claude Giroux #28 of the Philadelphia Flyers before an NHL game at Canadian Tire Centre on December 1, 2016 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Andre Ringuette/NHLI via Getty Images)

 

The Ottawa Redblacks continued their 2016 Grey Cup celebrations Thursday night when they were honored by the Ottawa Senators before their game against the Philadelphia Flyers.

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After the players came out on to the ice, general manager Marcel Desjardins, head coach Rick Campbell, wide receiver Brad Sinopoli and quarterback and Grey Cup MVP Henry Burris met at center ice for the ceremonial puck drop.

It wasn’t your typical puck drop, however. Since the Grey Cup is, well, a cup, Burris and Sinopoli put the puck inside of it and dump it out for Erik Karlsson to win.

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The Redblacks beat the Calgary Stampeders 39-33 in a thrilling title game on Sunday with the 41-year-old Burris becoming the oldest player to ever win the Grey Cup.


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