Found April 14, 2012 on Sports-Glory:

On Wednesday morning the NHL and NBC celebrated the Stanley Cup Playoffs in Times Square with a 21-foot tall, 6,600 lbs. replica of the Stanley Cup.

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman, NBC Sports Group Chairman Mark Lazarus, former NHLers Clark Gillies, Adam Graves, Grant Marshall and the actual Stanley Cup attended the festivities in New York City.  


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Here’s some pics of the 21-foot, 6,600-pound Stanley Cup plopped down in Times Square

On Wednesday morning in New York, the NHL, along with broadcasting partner NBC, officially unveiled a ginormous Stanley Cup smack dab in the middle of Times Square in order to properly celebrate the start of the 2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs. NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman, former NHL stars and the real Stanley Cup were among the [...]

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