Stanley Cup n.
1. A championship hockey tournament played each year by qualifying teams from the National Hockey League.
2. The trophy awarded for this championship, shaped like a bowl mounted on a pedestal.
  [After Frederick Arthur, LordStanley of Preston (1841-1908), governor general of Canada and donator of the trophy for the winning team in the 1893-1894 season.]

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Universalium. 2010.

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