NHL champ David Perron brings the Stanley Cup home to Quebec (PHOTOS)

Jul 31 2019, 3:02 pm

There’s nothing quite like the sight of an NHL player lifting the Stanley Cup.

It’s a reward that is synonymous with hard work, determination, and perseverance, highlighting its importance to the country when it’s hoisted up by a Canadian player.

St. Louis Blues left-winger David Perron brought the iconic trophy to his hometown of Sherbrooke, Quebec on Tuesday, spending the day with his family and members of the community.

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In videos and photos posted to the St. Louis Blues’ social channels, the 31-year-old NHL journeyman is seen eating cereal out of Lord Stanley’s Cup with his family, showing it off at the lake, and filling it with poutine — because Quebec.

A makeshift street-side hockey rink can be seen in the background in one video, with the St. Louis Blues captioning, “you and your buddies ever pretend to play for the #StanleyCup when you’re playing street hockey? Today @dp_57 and his friends did that for real.”

 

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Oh, how sweet that must have tasted.

Perron scored seven goals and tallied nine assists during the Blues’ championship run, helping St. Louis capture their first Stanley Cup in the team’s 52-year history.

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Stanley Cup

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Stanley Cup

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Stanley Cup

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