The Adventures of Flat Stanley Cup - Photo Gallery #1

From rink rat to ref and from pond to locker room, Flat Stanley Cup has begun his travels with you readers and fans. Take a glimpse below at some of the submitted photos of Flat Stanley Cup's adventure and be sure to check out our USA Hockey Magazine Facebook page for more photos and stories.

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1. 20 Wins with Flat Stanley Cup

Flat Stanley Cup visits with the Oswego Minor Hockey Association's Peewee House Red Team after their 20th consecutive win this season.: Photo submitted by David KahnFlat Stanley Cup visits with the Oswego Minor Hockey Association's Peewee House Red Team after their 20th consecutive win this season.: Photo submitted by David Kahn

 

2. Canlan Squirt Lightening

Here is Flat Stanley Cup in the locker room with the Canlan Squirt Lightning at Canlan's MLK Tournament in Fort Wayne, Ind.  The Lightning finished 2nd with an OT Championship loss.: Photo submitted by Rita FosterHere is Flat Stanley Cup in the locker room with the Canlan Squirt Lightning at Canlan's MLK Tournament in Fort Wayne, Ind. The Lightning finished 2nd with an OT Championship loss.: Photo submitted by Rita Foster

 

3. Swimming with Sharks

Flat Stanley Cup swims along with this Midstate Junior Shark: Photo submitted by Ellen GanleyFlat Stanley Cup swims along with this Midstate Junior Shark: Photo submitted by Ellen Ganley

 

4. Center Ice Showoff

The Gilbert Arizona Squirt Flyers & Squirt Lightning meet at center ice of Jobing.com Arena, home of the Phoenix Coyotes, to raise their Flat Stanley Cup: Photo submitted by Jay CampbellThe Gilbert Arizona Squirt Flyers & Squirt Lightning meet at center ice of Jobing.com Arena, home of the Phoenix Coyotes, to raise their Flat Stanley Cup: Photo submitted by Jay Campbell

 

5. Scorekeeper Stanley Cup

Flat Stanley Cup takes over the scoreboard at the Canlan Ice Arena in Fort Wayne, Ind., as the refs discuss a call.: Photo submitted by Rita FosterFlat Stanley Cup takes over the scoreboard at the Canlan Ice Arena in Fort Wayne, Ind., as the refs discuss a call.: Photo submitted by Rita Foster

 

6. Visiting the New England Sports Center

Flat Stanley Cup visits the New England Sports Center's rink #5 in Marlboro, Mass.: Photo submitted by Kelly HansenFlat Stanley Cup visits the New England Sports Center's rink #5 in Marlboro, Mass.: Photo submitted by Kelly Hansen

 

7. Spreading the Good Word

Flat Stanley Cup Ref tags along with Mike Sheeran to remind all refs to Wear A Shield (W.A.S). Sheeran was hit in the eye with a puck during a game: Photo submitted by Mike SheeranFlat Stanley Cup Ref tags along with Mike Sheeran to remind all refs to Wear A Shield (W.A.S). Sheeran was hit in the eye with a puck during a game: Photo submitted by Mike Sheeran

 

8. Avalanche

USA Hockey Magazine's Flat Stanley Cup takes in an Avs practice at the Pepsi Center: Photo submitted by USA Hockey MagazineUSA Hockey Magazine's Flat Stanley Cup takes in an Avs practice at the Pepsi Center: Photo submitted by USA Hockey Magazine

 

9. Flat Stanley Cup Cheers on 2010 Cup Champs

Jack O'Hara takes his Flat Stanley Cup to the United Center for a Blackhawks game vs. the Nashville Predators: Photo submitted by Patrick O'HaraJack O'Hara takes his Flat Stanley Cup to the United Center for a Blackhawks game vs. the Nashville Predators: Photo submitted by Patrick O'Hara

 

10. Locker Room Smiles

With Ash-West Warrior Jeremy Hansen, Flat Stanley Cup takes in the sights (and smells) of the locker room at the NESC.: Photo submitted by Kelly HansenWith Ash-West Warrior Jeremy Hansen, Flat Stanley Cup takes in the sights (and smells) of the locker room at the NESC.: Photo submitted by Kelly Hansen

 

11. Bruins vs. Penguins

Sibling rivalry flares up as Daniel O'Connor (7) & brother Ryan (4) take Stanley Cup to the TD Bank North Garden for a match-up with their favorite teams, the Bruins & Penguins.: Photo submitted by Rachel O'ConnorSibling rivalry flares up as Daniel O'Connor (7) & brother Ryan (4) take Stanley Cup to the TD Bank North Garden for a match-up with their favorite teams, the Bruins & Penguins.: Photo submitted by Rachel O'Connor

 

12. Flat Stanley Cup in New Mexico

The New Mexico Amatuer Hockey Association Squirt Gold team with their Flat Stanley Cup after placing 2nd in the Durango, Colo. MLK tournament.: Photo submitted by Stepheny KohlrustThe New Mexico Amatuer Hockey Association Squirt Gold team with their Flat Stanley Cup after placing 2nd in the Durango, Colo. MLK tournament.: Photo submitted by Stepheny Kohlrust

 

13. Helmets Ready

Our Flat Stanley Cup roams around the USA Hockey offices for some photo-ops.: Photo submitted by USA Hockey MagazineOur Flat Stanley Cup roams around the USA Hockey offices for some photo-ops.: Photo submitted by USA Hockey Magazine

 

14. Pond Hockey on Lake Shirley

Flat Stanley Cup & 7-year-old Jeremy Hansen take in some pond hockey on Lake Shirley in Lunenburg, Mass.: Photo submitted by Kelly HansenFlat Stanley Cup & 7-year-old Jeremy Hansen take in some pond hockey on Lake Shirley in Lunenburg, Mass.: Photo submitted by Kelly Hansen

 

15. Howl For the Wolves

Flat Stanley Cup took in a Chicago Wolves game vs. the Hamilton Bulldogs.Despite a Wolves loss, Stanley still flashes his winning smile: Photo submitted by Patrick O'HaraFlat Stanley Cup took in a Chicago Wolves game vs. the Hamilton Bulldogs.Despite a Wolves loss, Stanley still flashes his winning smile: Photo submitted by Patrick O'Hara

 

16. Strike a Pose

Mike Sheeran's daughter, a youth player, poses with Flat Stanley Cup Ref: Photo submitted by Mike SheeranMike Sheeran's daughter, a youth player, poses with Flat Stanley Cup Ref: Photo submitted by Mike Sheeran

 

17. NHL Fame on Flat Stanley Cup

13 year NHL veteran, Darcy Rota, signs Flat Stanley Cup: Photo submitted by Patrick O'Hara13 year NHL veteran, Darcy Rota, signs Flat Stanley Cup: Photo submitted by Patrick O'Hara

 

18. Darcy Rota

Darcy Rota's signature on (Flat) Stanley Cup: Photo submitted by Patrick O'HaraDarcy Rota's signature on (Flat) Stanley Cup: Photo submitted by Patrick O'Hara

 

19. Showing Stanley Some Snow

Ty & Ben Kohlrust show Stanley some snow at the MLK Durango, Colo. Tournament: Photo submitted by Stepheny KohlrustTy & Ben Kohlrust show Stanley some snow at the MLK Durango, Colo. Tournament: Photo submitted by Stepheny Kohlrust

 

20. We Are The Champions

Flat Stanley Cup celebrates the Midstate Junior Sharks PeeWee 1 Team's division championship: Photo submitted by Ellen GanleyFlat Stanley Cup celebrates the Midstate Junior Sharks PeeWee 1 Team's division championship: Photo submitted by Ellen Ganley

 

21. Coaches Corner

Coaches from Colorado Springs 8U program take a break for a photo-op with Flat Stanley Cup: Photo submitted by USA HockeyCoaches from Colorado Springs 8U program take a break for a photo-op with Flat Stanley Cup: Photo submitted by USA Hockey

 

22. Traveling Companion

Flat Stanley Cup & a Flat Rahcel Elliot are ready to travel with their favorite ISU goalie, Erik Hudson, to Turkey for the World University Games at the end of Jan.: Photo submitted by Kristi ElliotFlat Stanley Cup & a Flat Rahcel Elliot are ready to travel with their favorite ISU goalie, Erik Hudson, to Turkey for the World University Games at the end of Jan.: Photo submitted by Kristi Elliot

 

23. Skate All Night

5-year-old Liam Letters said he "could skate all night" on a local pond in Rochester with Flat Stanley Cup: Photo submitted by Michael Letters5-year-old Liam Letters said he "could skate all night" on a local pond in Rochester with Flat Stanley Cup: Photo submitted by Michael Letters

 

24. #1 Fan

Midstate Junior Sharks #1 fan & Flat Stanley Cup pose with PeeWee 1's Division Championship Trophy: Photo submitted by Ellen GanleyMidstate Junior Sharks #1 fan & Flat Stanley Cup pose with PeeWee 1's Division Championship Trophy: Photo submitted by Ellen Ganley

 

25. Shoot & Score with the ADM

Riley Kavanagh scores with a shot with Flat Stanley Cup: Photo submitted by USA HockeyRiley Kavanagh scores with a shot with Flat Stanley Cup: Photo submitted by USA Hockey

 

 

As Flat Stanley Cup continues to make his way around the hockey world, USA Hockey Magazine would like to acknowledge Jeff Brown and his creation of Flat Stanley, which our character is loosely based on.

Created 45 years ago, Brown’s Flat Stanley books have promoted literacy all over the world, inspiring kids to share their adventures with Flat Stanley for generations.

We want to thank Mr. Brown and his creation for inspiring us to associate Flat Stanley with hockey in a fun and meaningful way. For more information about the Flat Stanley, visit flatstanleybooks.com.

 

FLAT STANLEY® is a registered trademark of the Trust u/w/o Richard C. Brown f/b/o Duncan Brown.

 

 

 

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