Canucks Hoping to Bring the Cup Back to Canada

2011 Stanley Cup FinalsIf the Vancouver Canucks hold on to their 2-0 series lead, against the Boston Bruins in the Stanley Cup Finals, they would be the first Canadian team to win the Stanley Cup since the 1993 Montreal Canadiens. That year, the Canadiens beat the Los Angeles Kings in five games. The series featured Patrick Roy, Luc Robitaille and Wayne Gretzky.

2011 Stanley Cup Finals

Wayne Gretzky attends Jerry West tribute (video)

Crosby respects fans, while Ovechkin breaks cameras

Sunday, Pittsburgh Penguins' center Sidney Crosby scored the gold medal winning goal, in Team Canada's 3-2 overtime victory over Team USA. 

This victory took place eight months after Crosby led the Penguins to a win in the Stanley Cup Finals vs. the Detroit Red Wings. Crosby and Washington Capitals' left wing Alexander Ovechkin are considered the best players in the NHL.   

Sidney Crosby