Here are all my photos & videos from a wild and crazy 48 hours with the Tampa Bay Lightning.
Everything from when they got off the plane here in Tampa to the celebration at Amalie Arena on Monday night & some great stuff from the boat parade and the party at Ray Jay on Tuesday.
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Here's a full list of what you're about to see :
-VIDEO : Hedman with the Conn Smythe & Stammer with the Cup coming off the plane
-VIDEO : Hedman to me “We’re home…. Stanley gets a tan.”
-VIDEO : Cooper takes a picture of his kids with Stammer and the Cup
-VIDEO : Players coming off the plane & embracing their families
-VIDEO : Baby Coleman in the Cup!!
-VIDEO : Jeffrey Vinik drinking out of the Stanley Cup
-PHOTO : Phil Esposito and Jeffrey Vinik with the Cup
-PHOTO : Lightning CEO Steve Griggs & Hall of Famer Derrick Brooks with the Cup
-PHOTO : Bobby The Chief Taylor & his wife with the Cup
-PHOTOS : USF AD Michael Kelly & his wife with the Cup/HC Jeff Scott & his daughter Savannah with the Cup
-VIDEO : Steven Stamkos hoisting the Cup on the ice
-VIDEO : Kucherov to Point to Hedman hoisting the Cup on the ice
-PHOTO : Jay and Burnsy on the ice sitting on the red carpet
-VIDEO : Bogosian skating with his two kids
-VIDEO : The Lightning on the ice with their families
-VIDEO : Stammer speaks with the Cup walking up to the marina
-VIDEO : Killorn tells me about the belt!!
-VIDEO : Stamkos pours one for Shattenkirk out of the Cup
-VIDEO : Stamkos pours one for Killorn out of the Cup
-PHOTO : Mathieu Joseph rockin’ the Kobe Bryant jersey
-VIDEO : Cup Battle between Maroon (Bud Light Stanley Cup) vs. Stamkos (real Stanley Cup)
-VIDEO : Killorn & Joseph shotgunning beers with fans
-VIDEO : Hedman sprays champagne on us while hanging with Schenn & Stamkos
-PHOTOS : Stammer pours one for Heddy and Heddy pours one for Stammer from the Cup
-** VIDEO : Stammer & Heddy hoisting the cup on the boat for all the fans on the Riverwalk. “I don’t ever wanna hear that Tampa isn’t a hockey town EVER AGAIN” – Jay Recher OVER 240,000 views on Twitter**
Rick’s On The River
-PHOTOS : Stamkos and the Cup
-PHOTO : Jeff Vinik yelling and fist pumping with the Cup
-PHOTO : Vinik with Killorn, Kucherov and the Cup
Raymond James Stadium
-VIDEO : The Lightning getting introduced on the stage
-VIDEO : McDonagh, Shattenkirk & Kucherov watching Stanley Cup Highlights on the big screen
-VIDEO : The team and organization on the stage all at once
-VIDEO : Phil Esposito steps to the mic for this speech & says “shoot the puck Kucherov”
-VIDEO : Kucherov crashes Vinik’s speech & says he’s the best man in America
-VIDEO : Killorn gives his belt to Jeff Vinik
-VIDEO : Stamkos leads chants of “MVP MVP MVP” for Hedman
-VIDEO : Killorn & Stamkos pour one for Hedman from the Cup after his speech
-VIDEO : A shirtless Pat Maroon walks to the stage for his speech
-VIDEO : Two Stanley Cup Champion Captains!! Stammer and Andreychuk hoist the Cup!
-VIDEO : Team surrounds Stamkos after his speech & go crazy!!
-VIDEO : Fireworks and confetti shoot off & everyone celebrates
-VIDEO : Over 8 and a half minutes of absolute mayhem at Ray Jay. From Cooper spraying people with beer to Kucherov hugging everyone in sight to Maroon coming back 2-3 times pouring beer for people to McDonagh coming by for a visit. WILD!!
-VIDEO : Pat Maroon comes back AGAIN!!!
-VIDEO : Pat Maroon celebrates with fans as he walks out of Raymond James Stadium