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Archibald has son baptized in Stanley Cup

Penguins forward's infant christened over trophy during small ceremony in Minnesota @NHLdotcom

We've seen babies in the Stanley Cup before, but was this the first baptism in the Cup?


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Pittsburgh Penguins forward Josh Archibald used his day with the Cup to baptize his 3-week-old son, Brecken, in a small ceremony in Minnesota. A priceless photo was shared on Twitter featuring Josh, Brecken and mom Bailey.

Tweet from @keeperofthecup: Three-week-old Brecken Archibald gets baptized out of hockey's Holy Grail (Brainerd, MN) #stanleycup @penguins @NHL @HockeyHallFame

For the Archibald family, the hockey roots run deep. Josh's father, Jim Archibald, played three seasons for the Minnesota North Stars in the 1980s.

Now, despite Brecken only being on the Earth for a short time, he's already had the experience of a lifetime.

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