As the quest for Lord Stanely’s Cup continues, the palpable excitement of another champion hoisting sports’ greatest trophy grows.
But as you look forward, allow yourself to look back.
Here is every Cup-raising moment since 1949. Every one.
A lot has changed–the uniforms, the equipment, the quality of television broadcasts–but one thing that’s remained constant is the unbridled joy.
If this video doesn’t give you a case of morning chicken skin, be sure to check yourself for a pulse.