The Stanley Cup is the championship trophy of the National Hockey League (NHL) and is awarded each year to the playoff champion at the conclusion of the Stanley Cup Finals. It was created in 1892 by Canadian Governor General Lord Stanley to be awarded to the top amateur ice hockey team. After a series of changes and the folding of the Western Hockey League, it unofficially became the championship trophy of the NHL. The was made official in 1947 with permission from the trustees. Let’s find out which of the current NHL teams have never won a Stanley Cup title.
The Stanley Cup is awarded to the playoff champion of the National Hockey League (NHL). The history of the trophy dates back to 1892 when Lord Stanley, Governor General of Canada, purchased a decorative punch bowl with the intent of awarding it to the top amateur team in Canada. It was first awarded in 1893 to the winner of the challenge trophy game. In 1915 the Stanley Cup became the trophy of an unofficial World Series type of playoff between the professional leagues, the National Hockey Association and the Pacific Coast Hockey Association. A number of changes occurred after this time, including many mergers, and in 1926 the Stanley Cup became the championship trophy of the National Hockey League. Let’s find out which team has won the Stanley cup more than any other.
For many western countries Christmas is a special time of year. Christmas is traditionally known as a Christian holiday, it is the time of year when the birth of Jesus Christ is remembered, but secular celebrations are also common. There are many different ways of celebrating Christmas, but it is common for Christmas trees to be erected, gifts to be given, and lavish feasts to be prepared and shared with family and friends. The tradition of Santa Claus, or a similar legend, is also popular at this time. However, these celebrations do not extend to every part of the world. Let’s find out which countries don’t celebrate Christmas.
Michael Jordan is arguably the greatest basketball player of all time. His career highlight include; 6 time National Basketball Association (NBA) Champion, 6 time NBA Finals Most Valuable Player (MVP), 5 times NBA MVP, 14 times NBA All-Star, 10 time NBA leading scorer, dual Olympic games gold medalist and many more! He continues to hold the NBA record for highest career scoring average in both the regular season and playoffs, as well as many other records. ESPN named him the greatest North American athlete of the 20th century and he was inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame in 2009. Jordan is best known for his long stint with one particular team, but his career had the odd twist along the way. Let’s find out which teams Michael Jordan played for during his career.
Babe Ruth was one of the greatest baseball players of all time. He was known for his talented powerful hitting and he broke a number of career records in various categories such as, home runs, slugging percentage, runs batted in and on-base plus slugging. Even though his last game was in 1935 he still holds, or ranks in the top 10 for, many MLB batting records. Ruth won 7 World Series Championships during his career and was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1936. Although he will always be remembered for his prestigious hitting, Babe Ruth actually entered the league as a pitcher and he played for 3 MLB teams during his career.