The PHT Stanley Cup tracker will keep tabs on how the St. Louis Blues spend their summer celebrating.
Ryan O'Reilly‘s journey to becoming a Stanley Cup champion began long ago.
Along the road of twists and turns and the ups and downs has been his 99-year-old grandmother, Deirdre — or simply ‘Granny O’Reilly’.
And, well, words simply can’t do this justice so spend the next 80 seconds watching the video below (and get the tissues out):
Some moments, man. Beautiful.
O’Reilly, this year’s Conn Smythe winner — and Selke, too — got his day with the Cup this past Thursday in Seaforth, Ont., and the man of many recent accolades got the appropriate reception from
Lord Stanley got another ride on a fire truck, which has become a bit of a theme this summer.
The playoff MVP’s day with the Cup spanned three towns. Along with Seaforth, a second parade was held in Goderich, a small community not far away.
A third and a final stop came in Bayfield where O’Reilly’s parents live. Not satisfied with the idea of taking a car like us mere mortals, O’Reilly took to the air a helicopter to make his journey.
It looks like Doug Armstrong got his day, as well.
Jordan Binnington got his day with the Cup a couple of weeks back, but the Blues put together a montage last week of his day back home in Richmond Hill.
Ditto with Brayden Schenn, who traversed Saskatchewan on his day.