Watch: Phil Kessel’s grandma drinks from Stanley Cup

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Phil Kessel can finally say he's a Stanley Cup champion
Friday July 22nd, 2016

For Phil Kessel, winning the Stanley Cup is truly a family affair. 

For his time with the Cup, the Pittsburgh Penguins winger brought first took it to The Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto on Monday before bringing it back to his hometown of Madison, Wisconsin.  

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The entire Kessel clan is getting in on the celebration. Sister Amanda, a forward for the NWHL’s New York Riveters, got a chance to take a sip from the silver chalice, and then it was Grandma’s turn to taste victory:


Captain Sidney Crosby took the Cup on a parade through his Nova Scotia hometown—with a stop at a local Tim Horton’s—and while the rest of the winning squad has begun planning for their moment with Lord Stanley, the Kessels have set a pretty high bar early on. 

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