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The Golden Knights' mascot takes up his sword before Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final on Monday. Vegas would go on to win that game against the Washington Capitals — but not before the mascot fought a sweat-drenched duel with a sad-sack stand-in for the Caps. Bruce Bennett/Getty Images hide caption

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Behind That Bonkers Golden Knights Pregame Show: 'We Threw Everything On The Wall'

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Marc-Andre Fleury, winner of multiple Stanley Cups with the Pittsburgh Penguins, had been cast off to Vegas when a younger player took his spot as starting goalie. Now in goal for the Golden Knights, he's four wins away from adding his name yet again to the Cup. Jason Halstead/Getty Images hide caption

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Brad Marchand of the Boston Bruins looks on during Game 5 of the Eastern Conference second round against the Tampa Bay Lightning in Tampa, Fla., on Sunday. Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images hide caption

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Scott Foster, an accountant who plays in an amateur recreational hockey league, was suddenly called in as an emergency backup goalie for the Chicago Blackhawks on Thursday night. Icon Sportswire/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images hide caption

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Gordie Howe came out of retirement in 1973 to play with the Houston Aeros alongside his two sons, Marty and Mark. Bob Child/AP hide caption

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Gordie Howe, Legend Known As 'Mr. Hockey,' Dies At 88

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John Scott celebrates scoring a goal in a 3-on-3 tournament at the All-Star game Sunday, along with Brent Burns of the San Jose Sharks. Bruce Bennett/Getty Images hide caption

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Chicago Blackhawks Jonathan Toews (19) and Patrick Kane (88) confer during Monday's Stanley Cup Final game against the Tampa Bay Lightning. Tasos Katopodis/Getty Images hide caption

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An ice hockey match between the U.S.A. and Canada in February 1936, during the Winter Olympics at Garmisch-Partenkirchen. Central Press/Getty Images hide caption

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A Cup's Adventures And Oddities On Ice: 140 Years Of Hockey Trivia

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Blackhawks center Patrick Sharp lifts the Stanley Cup after Chicago's series-clinching win Monday night in Boston. Scott Strazzante /MCT /Landov hide caption

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From 'Morning Edition': NPR's David Schaper reports on the Hawks' win

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