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Sullivan invites parents to hold infant inside Stanley Cup

Penguins coach shares trophy during public ceremony in Massachusetts

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Mike Sullivan's day with the Stanley Cup was centered around sharing it with young people in his home state Thursday. The Pittsburgh Penguins coach invited 12-day-old Evie Rose Reissfelder inside the trophy during a public ceremony at The Bog Ice Arena in Kingston, Massachusetts.

Tweet from @PaulReissfelder: Great day with my ladies! Evie Rose, the youngest visitor with the cup today! @penguins thanks Mike Sullivan! pic.twitter.com/PXb8PXZsH9

"I have never seen [the Cup] in person and was happy to share this memory with my wife and my daughter," said Paul Reissfelder, Evie Rose's father. "I will cherish this day … I know my daughter will not remember it, but she will always have the picture with [Sullivan] and the Stanley Cup to remember."

A native of Marshfield, Massachusetts, Sullivan chose to have his day at the rink in Kingston, where his children grew up playing hockey.

Tweet from @penguins: Coach on his Cup day: "This rink is where my kids grew up playing. We thought it would be nice to share with the next generation." pic.twitter.com/Qm8HYT2fjl

Sullivan's day started with a breakfast of donuts and cereal at his home with his daughters, Kaitlin and Kiley, and his son, Matthew.

Tweet from @keeperofthecup: Breakfast at the Coaches house! Cereal for some, doughnuts for others. #stanleycup @HockeyHallFame @NHL @penguins pic.twitter.com/kuH9NorW9D

Under Sullivan, the Penguins have won the Stanley Cup the past two seasons. He is 83-37-16 since replacing Mike Johnston on Dec. 12, 2015.

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