While we have a “pause” in the hockey universe, I thought it would be a good time to revisit a few of our projects that have been sitting on the shelf for a while. One of those projects is our master list of dates and locations of the Stanley Cup while in the Capitals were in possession during the summer and fall of 2018.
First, I want to extend several stick taps to Diane Doyle. She and I spent the summer and fall of 2018 tracking each and every move of the Stanley Cup. Many of dates and events were well known, such as each of the players day with the Cup, but there were also quite a few days where the Cup’s whereabouts were relatively unknown. Diane and I spent quite a bit of time each and every day tracking bread crumbs from all over the globe, trying to figure out who had the Stanley Cup, and where the Stanley Cup was. We both kept tracking spreadsheets, and would occasionally exchange to discuss, concur and replicate.
Here is our first draft of the master list:
This is only the first draft. We want to extend an open request for any and all other information you might have to fill-in missing dates, events, etc. If you have any additional information to fill-in the list, or have proposed changes or corrections, please send us a message.
We will publish revision 2 in the near future, and post on our dedicated Stanley Cup page in the top menu.
By Jon Sorensen
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