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So… Anyone seen the Kings’ Stanley Cup-winning puck?

Jun 17, 2012, 2:25 PM EDT

While the Kings were busy digging lucky pennies out of center ice at Staples Center, L.A. Kings Insider’s Rich Hammond was posing another important question for Kings historians:

Where did the Stanley Cup-winning puck go? Hammond lays it out for us.

Nobody seems to know what happened to it. At the final horn, Jordan Nolan was the closest Kings player to the puck, but he appeared to peel off and join the celebration. One Kings official said that an on-ice official usually picks up the puck at the end of the game. Linesman Derek Amell appeared to be the closest official to the puck at the end of game. Perhaps nobody really cares, but wouldn’t it be a cool part of Kings history?

No reports on if Chris Pronger or linesman Steve Miller happened to be in the building, so let’s consider them suspects given their prior history of puck thievery.

On the video of the closing seconds, you’ll see Nolan wind up being the last player to go after the puck but does he peel off to join the celebration or did he reach down to grab it? Hmm… Here’s to hoping they boys didn’t take it to Las Vegas with them and use it as a chip at the blackjack table.

  1. dannymac17 - Jun 17, 2012 at 3:46 PM

    that would be one expensive poker piece

  2. danphipps01 - Jun 17, 2012 at 6:04 PM

    Chris Pronger’s Revenge, Part II

  3. nothanksimdriving123 - Jun 17, 2012 at 6:19 PM

    Wait, in the front row there, that looks a lot like Doug Mientkiewicz!

  4. kitshky - Jun 17, 2012 at 6:55 PM

    Blomfelds got it, no idea how he worked that out but Im sure it’s sitting on the Winking Judge’s bar right about now.

  5. Aydinn - Jun 18, 2012 at 1:45 AM

    talk to Elias.

    Nolan taps the puck towards center ice – Elias skates by, flips the puck up to his glove and then skates over to the devs bench.

  6. ron05342 - Jun 18, 2012 at 12:46 PM

    Ha ha, that’s hilarious.

    A puck is a puck, who cares. The Devils can have the puck, maybe they can sell it for $77 million and eliminate their debt.

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