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About the Cup

| Wednesday, May 21, 2008 12:00 a.m

Stanley Cup final

The Penguins will play the winner of the series between the Detroit Red Wings and the Dallas Stars. The Red Wings lead the series, 3-1, with Game 5 set for Saturday afternoon in Detroit.

Finals record

The Penguins are 2-0 in Stanley Cup final appearances, defeating the Minnesota North Stars in 1991 and the Chicago Blackhawks in 1992.

The trophy

The Stanley Cup is the oldest trophy in professional sports. It was first presented to the Montreal Hockey Club in 1893 and was purchased for 10 guineas, which was $48.67 in 1892.

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