St. Louis native and Blackhawks player, brings the Stanley Cup home

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ST. LOUIS, MO. (KPLR) – The Blues might not have made the Stanley Cup finals but that didn't stop the cup from coming to St. Peters Wednesday.

You can thank Chicago Blackhawk forward Brandon Bollig for bringing this cup to the St. Peters rec-plex.

He's a Francis Howell North grad and a member of the 2013 Stanley Cup winning Blackhawks, which means he gets to spend a day with the Stanley Cup.

So he decided to bring it to his old stomping grounds, where he played hockey as a youth in St. Peters.

Folks lined up to get on the ice and up close with Lord Stanley's Cup.

They each got 20 seconds to see it in person and then their photo with Brandon Bollig.

These hockey fans bought tickets for five dollars with the proceeds benefitting St. Louis Children's hospital.

And that's where Bollig was today.

So this is one time you can root for a Chicago Blackhawk player, doing something nice for his hometown.

His name is engraved on that cup and he is allegedly the first St. Louis native who played his youth hockey in St. Louis to play on a NHL championship team.
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