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Photo: Meatballs – the latest food in the Stanley Cup

Jun 22, 2014, 12:18 AM EDT

Strange things have been in the Stanley Cup and the hallowed trophy has been in some awfully strange places.

The silver chalice is known to take a dip in swimming pools. Sometimes babies leave parting gifts behind in its bowl. Sometimes people consume things as benign as cereal out of it, yet one can only speculate about how much booze has been sipped from the Stanley Cup in its victorious travels.

Luc Robitaille adds a new culinary twist: meatballs out of the most recognizable trophy in sports.

What’s the verdict on this one? Is it a brilliant idea or a little ill-advised? Maybe a combination of the two?

While you’re here, check out a few other random photos related to the very early portion of the Los Angeles Kings’ victory lap:

Jonathan Quick enjoyed quite the meal, even if that’s not the actual Stanley Cup:

Justin Williams‘ dog is named Prince instead of “Connie” or “Seven,” shockingly:

Even the Stanley Cup observes traffic laws:

Finally, this is more an interesting look into the way the Kings view the game than how wildly they celebrate a championship:

https://twitter.com/keeperofthecup/status/480338186745311233

Let’s finish with a question: what kind of food would you eat out of the Stanley Cup?

  1. blomfeld - Jun 22, 2014 at 1:16 AM

    HOW ABOUT SOME ‘SHARK FIN’ SOUP EH ? :)

    GO KINGS GO !!! … TODAY, TOMORROW AND FOREVER !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :) :) :)

    Person A: I just love it when decency prevails !

    Person B: I’m with ya there friend ! :)

    • nflnhlrulznbasux - Jun 22, 2014 at 4:39 PM

      You..

  2. blomfeld - Jun 22, 2014 at 1:24 AM

    “YOU LADS HAVE DONE WELL” … Brian Epstein

    • nflnhlrulznbasux - Jun 22, 2014 at 4:47 PM

      sir…

  3. blomfeld - Jun 22, 2014 at 1:30 AM

    TALENTED, SEXY AND ‘VERY’ AVANT-GARDE ! :)

    GO KINGS GO !!! :) :) :)

    • nflnhlrulznbasux - Jun 22, 2014 at 4:48 PM

      are…

  4. blomfeld - Jun 22, 2014 at 1:37 AM

    Person A: what do you make of the Kings in 2015 man ?

    Person B: well check this out Cornelius ! :)

    • nflnhlrulznbasux - Jun 22, 2014 at 4:49 PM

      a….

  5. blomfeld - Jun 22, 2014 at 1:59 AM

    Person A: hey man, I just love it when ‘smart asses’ get their asses kicked !

    Person B: oh yes ! … nothing could ‘ever’ be more satisfying ! :)

    • nflnhlrulznbasux - Jun 22, 2014 at 4:51 PM

      always and forever…..

  6. blomfeld - Jun 22, 2014 at 2:05 AM

    “Oh Goddess of Victory … kindly feed me with a few more of your ‘grapes of joy’ eh ?”

    • nflnhlrulznbasux - Jun 22, 2014 at 4:51 PM

      pathetic…

  7. blomfeld - Jun 22, 2014 at 2:17 AM

    the bottom line …

    POSITIVELY ‘NOTHING’ IS GOING TO STOP US LA KINGS NOW !!! :) :) :)

    • nflnhlrulznbasux - Jun 22, 2014 at 4:52 PM

      douche loser!

  8. amehta256 - Jun 22, 2014 at 2:48 AM

    Guacamole and Chips

  9. nothanksimdriving123 - Jun 22, 2014 at 4:36 AM

    Whenever I see Cup food pics or even the traditional champagne drinking, I flash on the Hall of Famer who told my dad his baby was one of those who pooped while being posed in the great bowl. I can only assume it is regularly cleaned really well. :-)

    • nflnhlrulznbasux - Jun 22, 2014 at 4:37 PM

      80 Oilers jizzed in it…

  10. lakeshoreleafsfan - Jun 22, 2014 at 6:54 AM

    If only the Stanley Cup was able to talk. Oh, the stories it must have

  11. avfanforlife - Jun 22, 2014 at 10:44 AM

    I’m 50/50 on this one… It is BY FAR the greatest trophy there is. When I see it filled with meatballs I kind of cringe, but these guys play and dream their whole lives to get their name on the cup and have their day with it, so why not? I think what makes it OK with me is that there are actually 2 Cups, and I like to think that the original “Sacred” Cup is safe at home in the HOF while the twin “practically-as-sacred” Cup is out on the road being enjoyed by the winners.

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