April 12, 2012; St. Louis, MO, USA; San Jose Sharks defenseman Brent Burns (88) works the puck away from St. Louis Blues center David Backes (42) during the first period in game one of the 2012 Western Conference quarterfinals at Scottrade Center. Mandatory Credit: Scott Rovak-US PRESSWIRE

Stanley Cup Replica Fun!

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Hey BoT fans! I got an email from NBC Sports and wanted to share it with you all! Check this out!

This morning, NBC Sports Group unveiled a 21 and ½ foot, 6,600-pound Stanley Cup replica in the center of Times Square, NYC. For the next 3 days, the fountain will double as a water fountain, allowing NHL fans to partake in a time-honored tradition and ‘Drink from the Cup.’

Here are some photos of the event, be sure to scroll to the bottom of the page: http://nbcsportsagency.com/nhl-stanley-cup-fountain/

The actual Stanley Cup itself was on hand, along with Rangers legend Adam Graves, member of the 1994 NY Rangers Stanley Cup Champions, Clark Gillies, four-time Stanley Cup Champion with the NY Islanders, and Grant Marshall, a member of the 2003 NJ Devils Stanley Cup Championship team, NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman and NBC Sports Chairman Mark Lazarus to unveil the super-sized replica.

Throughout all of the 2012 playoffs — presented exclusively by the NBC Sports Group on NBC, NBC Sports Network, CNBC and NHL Network — fans can follow @NHLonNBCSports and use the hashtag #StanleyCup to track all the action. They can also fan us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/NHLonNBCSports

~ALH

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