Isn't it the law in Canada that the Stanley Cup must be awarded every season?
Isn't something to do the original Deed of Gift and some beer league Toronto lawyers trying to win the Cup during the last lockout?
- Anonymous3 months ago
Canadian teams have not won a Championship in the NHL for a long time.
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- 3 months ago
no fake news the thing is 100% fake
- curtisports2Lv 74 months ago
No. The Cup was not awarded in 2005 after the 2004-05 NHL season was cancelled due to the owners locking out the players because there was no labor contract.
The Cup's trustees signed an agreement with the NHL in 1947, giving the league the exclusive right to award the Cup. That agreement was challenged in Ontario court during the lockout, but play was resumed for the 2005-06 season. The result of that challenge is that the Cup's trustees could, if they decide to, have non-NHL teams play for the Cup if a future NHL season is not played. It is not a law in that it is not binding on the Cup's trustees.
- JuanBLv 74 months ago
where were you when the leaque locked out the players and didn't have playoffs in 2004/05?
This isn't even the first time a pandemic stopped the cup. 1919, no cup because of Spanish flu.
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- opurtLv 74 months ago
If there were such a law, they probably would have added a clause so that it wouldn't have been 26+ years since a Canadian team won it.
- BobLv 74 months ago
No, there is no such law in Canada.
- 4 months ago
No, there's nothing in our constitution about this. It wasn't awarded in 1918 due to an Influenza outbreak that impacted one of the teams, and it wasn't awarded in 2005 due to a lockout by the owners.
- Mike WLv 74 months ago
Not that I'm aware of. It wasn't awarded during the lockout of the 2004-2005 cancelled season, nor was it awarded during the Spanish Flu Pandemic when the series between the Montreal Canadiens and the Seattle Metropolitans was cancelled.
- 4 months ago
The bruins are going to win if they dont start playing again