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Wednesday marks Day 2 of the Chicago Blackhawks' latest reign as Stanley Cup champions, and thus far, it's been a busy couple days for the Cup, itself.
At 122 years old, the Cup is getting up there in age, but that hasn't slowed it down on what has been a whirlwind tour of Chicago's bar scene.
According to this handy Cup tracker , the team and the trophy arrived at Chicago's O'Hare Airport at 4:15 a.m. CT on Tuesday:
(Via WGN )
Then 30 minutes later, at nearly 5 a.m. local time, the Cup made its first stop, at Harry Caray's Italian Steakhouse in Rosemont, Ill., where plenty of fans were awaiting its arrival:
(Via CSN Chicago )
After a stop at The Scout restaurant in the South Loop, the Cup took a break at the United Center, home of the Blackhawks:
Stanley sighting in the dressing room! #CupChamps pic.twitter.com/1Qcx4mDqJw
-- Chicago Blackhawks (@NHLBlackhawks) June 25, 2013 At 2:45 p.m., after a nice nap, the Cup made its way to Phil Stefani...
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