Engraving the names of the Stanley Cup champions was first done by the Montreal Wanderers in 1906-07, and it became an annual tradition in 1924. There are more than 2,200 names engraved on the Cup; Henri Richard leads all players with 11, Scotty Bowman is tops among coaches with nine, and Jean Beliveau leads everyone with 17 -- 10 as a player and seven as an executive, all with Montreal.
With all those names, there are bound to be a few errors and corrections. Here are some of them:
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1962-63: Toronto Maple Leafs -- The team name is misspelled as TORONTO MAPLE LEAES.
1971-72: Boston Bruins -- The team name is misspelled as BQSTQN BRUINS.
1974-75: Montreal Canadiens -- Forward Bob Gainey's name is misspelled as GAINY.
1980-81: New York Islanders -- In the second of their four consecutive championships, the team's name is misspelled as NEW YORK ILANDERS.
1983-84: Edmonton Oilers -- Owner Peter Pocklington included the name of his father, Basil Pocklington, who was unaffiliated with the team. After the NHL learned of the move, it ordered the name removed. The name is now covered by a string of 16 X's.