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Dallas Stars Daily Links: Penguins Defeat Sharks To Win Stanley Cup

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The Pens are your new Stanley Cup champs. Plus, Trevor Daley was on the ice to celebrate, and all the celebratory GIFs you could ever want.

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For the fourth time in franchise history, the Penguins are the Stanley Cup champions. That includes former Stars defenseman Trevor Daley, who despite having a broken ankle, was dressed and on the ice to receive the first handoff from Sidney Crosby.

Here's Crosby on handing the Cup to Daley, whose mother, Trudy, is currently battling cancer.

And here's Daley himself.

Congrats, Dales!

After getting the Cup from Crosby, Daley handed the trophy to Pascal Dupuis.

Here are the final moments of Game 6, which ended in a 3-1 win for the Penguins.

And here's the goal from Kris Letang that gave the Penguins a lead over the Sharks for good.

Crosby also walked away from the game last night with a little extra hardware.

Likewise, 22-year-old goaltender Mike Murray had something extra to be proud of.

Phil Kessel was also pretty pumped. (Plus, we got to see a happy Amanda Kessel!)

Evgeni Malkin made sure to capture the on-ice celebration.

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After the loss, the Sharks thanked their fans.

For more Stanley Cup coverage, head over to Pensburgh and NHL.com.

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In non-Stanley Cup news, if the Stars could redo the 1996 NHL Draft, who would they take with the No. 5 pick? (Probably not Richard Jackman, for starters.) [The Hockey News]

Wayne Gretzky remembers Gordie Howe and the impact he had on the hockey community. [Sports Illustrated]

A look at what the Erie Monsters' Calder Cup win means for the Blue Jackets. [The Hockey News]

And finally, the Stars prospects are young, scrappy, and hungry.