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Summer with Stanley

Edmundson eats poutine out of Stanley Cup in Manitoba

Blues defenseman also gets workout in, visits hospital

by Dan O'Leary @DanOLeary25 / Staff Writer

If you are going to take the Stanley Cup home to Canada, might as well enjoy a Canadian delicacy out of it.

St. Louis Blues defenseman Joel Edmundson brought the Cup home to Brandon, Manitoba, and enjoyed some poutine out of it.

Tweet from @StLouisBlues: Poutine in the #StanleyCup? Can't believe nobody thought of that until now! #stlblues

Edmundson's first stop was at Joe Beeverz Bar & Grill, where he had the bite to eat.

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But you can't eat like that unless you are going to burn some calories as well, which he did at a gym, the UCT Pavilion in the Keysone Centre, where his No. 6 jersey hung on the wall.

Tweet from @StLouisBlues: And you thought the heavy liftin' ended with Game 7. #stlblues #StanleyCup

He also visited his old locker room, the home of the Brandon Wheat Kings, his Midget AAA team and met up with his old coach.

Tweet from @keeperofthecup: Joel Edmundson brings the #StanleyCup to where it all began...kind of. His Brandon Wheat King���s Midget AAA team dressing room with his coach Brad Wells. (Brandon, MB) @StLouisBlues @NHL @HockeyHallFame

Edmundson also took the Greatest Trophy in All of Sports to a local hospital to meet some fans.

Tweet from @StLouisBlues: This Summer with the Champs has included a hospital visit nearly every day. #stlblues #StanleyCup

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