Kukla's Korner Hockey
by Paul on 08/18/06 at 02:18 AM ET
Earlier in the day, Weight visited Children's Hospital. To make the stop possible, he paid out of his own pocket to charter a plane to St. Louis. But it was worth it for Weight, who had a cousin succumb to a brain tumor.... Mike Bolt, the "Keeper of the Cup" as he's known, was impressed with the schedule preparation Thursday. And Bolt, who's actually one of three men who take turns guarding the Cup, knows busy when he sees it. "I did all of Europe," Bolt said. "We did five countries and six players in seven days. Twelve flights in seven days." Bolt said Steve Yzerman took the Cup on his See-Doo and Darren McCarty took it for a ride on his Harley-Davidson. "Going to Fenway was cool," Bolt said. "We walked into the Red Sox locker room and Dave Ortiz said, 'Now that's a trophy.' To hear other athletes say the Stanley Cup is probably the coolest trophy in professional sports makes you feel good that you're a part of it.read on
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