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The Daily: Flames Kadri Makes Stanley Cup History; Kessel Craps on Coyotes
Nazem Kadri brought the Stanley Cup to the mosque where his family worships
Nazem Kadri made a bit of Stanley Cup history on the weekend. The NHL’s first Muslim Cup winner used his day with Lord Stanley’s mug to bring it to a mosque in London. It’s believed to be the first the Cup has visited a mosque.
“The mosque is part of who I am,” Kadri told reporters, noted Steve Macfarlane of Calgary Hockey Now. “I think the community deserves it and they’ve been cheering me on a long time.”
Nazem Kadri brings the Stanley Cup to the London Muslim Mosque.
This is believed to be the first time in history that the Cup has entered a mosque. @HkyNightPunjabi @NHL @Sportsnet pic.twitter.com/wRIZAm8hvv
— Amrit Gill (@AmritG) August 27, 2022
Next, he wants to bring the Cup to Calgary for the first time since 1989.
“We’re going to try and run this thing back and I’m going to Calgary to get the job done,” Kadri said.
Stanley Cup Winner Kessel Gets Coyotes Ugly
Upon signing with the Vegas Golden Knights as an unrestricted free agent, forward two-time Stanley Cup winner Phil Kessel had some parting shots for his old club, the Arizona Coyotes.
Get ready Vegas, Phil Kessel is coming to town. 😁 pic.twitter.com/dH0ZdVWW5y
— NHL (@NHL) August 25, 2022
“They said we were going to win and try to win and compete and obviously that’s not what happened and it’s going to be nice playing on a team that wants to win,” Kessel told reporters.
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