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What A Host

from the Detroit Free Press,

Word spread quickly on the street that the Cup and Osgood were inside the Irish pub. Lines formed outside 821 Penniman Avenue to get a glimpse of North America’s oldest professional sports trophy, which is made of silver and nickel alloy.

And once you gained entrance inside O’Callaghan’s, it was pure bedlam.

“Oh, my God, I just drank out of the Stanley Cup,’’ said one female patron as she exited the bar.

While patrons poured their alcoholic beverages into the Cup for a chance at a celebratory swig, Osgood patiently accommodated, hunched over and standing on top of the bar, while pouring the bulky 34-pound trophy.

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Read about the celebration that is about to begin in Harbour Grace N.L., brought to you by the CP via the Globe and Mail…

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  Tags: chris+osgood, dan+cleary

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