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Sanford takes Stanley Cup back to school in New England

Forward returns to New Hampshire with trophy after helping Blues defeat Bruins in Final

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Zach Sanford went back to school for his day with the Stanley Cup.

The Cup went into New England on Monday when the St. Louis Blues forward took the trophy to New Hampshire.

Tweet from @keeperofthecup: Zach Sanford....remembering where he started. (Manchester, NH) #StanleyCup @StLouisBlues @NHL @HockeyHallFame pic.twitter.com/lodl7i1RoA

Sanford was born in Salem, Massachusetts, but grew up in Manchester, New Hampshire, which is why he was at the city's Green Acres Elementary School. He also went to Derry for a public event at Pinkerton Academy, where he played hockey from 2009-12 and graduated in 2013.

Tweet from @Pinkertonhockey: Coach Fletcher with former @Pinkertonhockey player, and now #stlblues player, Zach Sanford and the #StanleyCup pic.twitter.com/vJ5fYK4KPr

Sanford, who grew up a fan of the Boston Bruins, played 12 Stanley Cup Playoff games for the Blues and had all four of his playoff points against the Bruins in the Stanley Cup Final. He scored his lone playoff goal in St. Louis' Cup-clinching, 4-1 win in Game at Boston.

Tweet from @keeperofthecup: Just letting it all soak in! @zachsanford21 spends time with the #StanleyCup @StLouisBlues @nhl @HockeyHallFame pic.twitter.com/4EnRtrZQw9

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