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Summer with Stanley

Blues assistant GM brings Stanley Cup back to Canada, named mayor for day

Scouting director Bill Armstrong gets his day with the trophy

by Dan O'Leary @DanOLeary25 / NHL.com Staff Writer

The Summer of Stanley has come back to North America.

After a lengthy road trip through Scandanavia and Russia with a handful of St. Louis Blues players, the Greatest Trophy in All of Sports was back in Canada on Wednesday.

The Cup was in the secure hands of Bill Armstrong, Blues assistant general manager and director of scouting.

Tweet from @keeperofthecup: After @aircanada chipped in today to help get the #stanleycup back to North America. Bill Armstrong from the @StLouisBlues coaching staff gets a big surprise with being named honorary mayor for the day. Its good to be a champion@HockeyHallFame @NHL pic.twitter.com/ZHp151LJvf

Armstrong, according to the Keeper of the Cup, Phil Pritchard, was named honorary mayor for the day.

Armstrong, no relation to Blues GM Doug Armstrong, joined the team in 2004 and was promoted to assistant GM last August.

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