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Summer of Stanley: Chicago Blackhawks and the Cup

Wondering what the average summer is like for the Stanley Cup? Well, this year the NHL's holy grail travelled the world with members of the Chicago Blackhawks. From St. Louis to Sweden to Thunder Bay, see what the Cup has been up to in a busy summer of 2013.

Lord Stanley's Grail visits Canada, US, Sweden, Slovakia, Czech Republic

Michal Handzus of the Chicago Blackhawks holds the Stanley Cup as he arrives at main square in Banska Bystrica, Slovakia on August 8 during a tour of his hometown. The Hawks players have taken turns spending a day with the Cup this summer. (Samuel Kubani/Getty Images)