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by Paul on 06/30/08 at 09:16 AM ET
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.
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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