S7E11 To the Winner Goes the Spoils: The Origins of Lord Stanley's Cup

02.01.2022 - By Curious Canadian History

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Lord Stanley's cup, aka "The Holy Grail," is one of the most sought after trophies in professional sports and arguably the hardest one to win. But the trophy doesn't just represent the ultimate achievement in a professional sport, in many ways it is a symbol and representation of a Canadian identity constantly in flux. In this episode David talks with author Jordan Goldstein about the history of the Stanley Cup and its complex relationship to the way Canadians understand themselves and their nation. Get add free content at Patreon! See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

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