The Stanley Cup is one of the most unique and coveted trophies in all of professional sports, but what exactly is the Stanley Cup? What is it made of? How much does it weigh? How many are there? With the NHL Stanley Cup playoffs nearing an end, a winner is eminent, and this year the competition is stiff. For the first time in 20 years, the New York Rangers are back in the NHL championship, playing the Los Angeles Kings, a resilient, talented and fast bunch looking to recapture the trophy which they won in 2012. As you watch the games unfold, use these little-known facts to impress your friends with you Stanley Cup expertise.

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