Coach Q had quite the day with the Cup


Maybe it’s not as while as drinking various alcoholic beverages out of the Stanley Cup (or as amusing and appetizing as chowing down on some pierogies), but Chicago Blackhawks head coach Joel Quenneville still made the most of his Tuesday with the greatest trophy in sports.

For one thing, he put together something of a Hartford Whalers reunion, which including Ron Francis and Kevin Dineen.

Keeper of the Cup Philip Pritchard shared that image on Twitter, and also beat us to the “whale of a photo” pun in the process:


He also stopped by a … post office?


Finally, he also took the Cup aboard a boat on Lake Michigan. The team Web site passes along video of the fun:

(Still via the Blackhawks video.)