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Summer with Stanley

Murray lets dog eat from Stanley Cup, visits fans in hometown

Penguins goalie hosts meet and greet at Thunder Bay, Ontario rink @NHL

Stanley Cup champions often eat from the trophy, but Matt Murray decided to let his dog, Beckham, enjoy a treat from the Cup instead.

Beckham, a Newfoundland who is a big part of the Pittsburgh Penguins goalie's family, ate from the trophy as part of Murray's day with the Stanley Cup in Thunder Bay, Ontario, on Saturday.

Tweet from @mattmurray_30: Great day making memories with friends and family. ��������

Instagram from @beckhamthenewf: Matt Murray's dog Beckham meets the Stanley Cup

Beckham's snack came after Murray's extensive day with the Cup meeting with fans at a ceremony at Fort William Gardens, a hockey rink in Thunder Bay.

Tweet from @Puck_Shots: ����@mattmurray_30 & Stan arrive at Fort William Gardens����

Tweet from @Puck_Shots: Pretty good size crowd here at Fort William gardens for ���Matt Murray Day���

Instagram from @jdlsmith2: Matt Murray poses with fans and the Stanley Cup

Murray, who helped the Penguins win the Cup in 2016, was 10-7 with a 1.70 goals-against average, a .937 save percentage and three shutouts in the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs. He had back-to-back shutouts in Games 5 and 6 of the Stanley Cup Final against the Nashville Predators, including 27 saves in a 2-0 win to clinch the series at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville in Game 6. 

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