Stanley Cup Finals - watch the best NHL matches of the year
The event all hockey fans are waiting for is here - the Stanley Cup Finals. This series of matches is the epic culmination of a long, hard NHL season and the two winners of the Eastern and Western Conference are the only teams left. Up for grabs is the iconic 'Stanley Cup', North America's oldest professional sports trophy. The trophy is named after Lord Stanley of Preston who, as the Governor General of Canda, donated the cup as an award to Canada's top-ranking ice hockey club. The current Stanley Cup, as we know it, is topped with a copy of the original bowl and is made of a silver and nickel alloy. The cup is not small; it has a height of 89.54 centimeters and weighs over 15 kilos, making it one of the biggest trophies in world sport.
With Stanley Cup Finals tickets, you can see all the excitement, drama and action as the best Ice Hockey sides of the 2018-19 NHL season give it their all on the ice. Since 1927, the NHL has changed its playoff format several times and therefore the Stanley Cup Finals schedule and format can differ year-to-year. However, since 1982 the final round of the NHL - the Stanley Cup matches - has seen the league's two conference playoff champions go for hockey glory.
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Stanley Cup Finals history
The Stanley Cup was first awarded in 1893, and in 1947, the National Hockey League took over the trophy. The Stanley Cup is known as the Cup, Lord Stanley's Cup and the Holy Grail, and it's the most prestigious award in the NHL. Canada, seem by some as the home of ice hockey, dominate the Stanley Cup records. The Montreal Canadiens have won the most Stanley Cups with 24. The Toronto Maples Leafs are in distant second with 13 wins; the Detroit Red Wings have 11; the Boston Bruins and Chicago Blackhawks are tied with 6 (the Blackhawks won in 2015) each, and the Edmonton Oilers and Pittsburg Penguins each have won 5. Buy Stanley Cup Finals tickets here at StubHub.
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