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Bortuzzo enjoys fine meats and cheeses from Stanley Cup during boat party

Blues defenseman took trophy for ride while visiting Thunder Bay

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All that winning and celebrating was bound to work up an appetite, so St. Louis Blues defenseman Robert Bortuzzo took some time to enjoy a snack out of the Stanley Cup.

Bortuzzo brought the trophy to his hometown of Thunder Bay, Ontario for an event with the locals and a visit to a children's health facility before taking it out on the water for a boating trip with a platter of meats and cheeses.

Tweet from @StLouisBlues: Tyler Bozak took the #StanleyCup out on a pontoon boat, but @rbontuzzo21 turned it up a notch. #stlblues pic.twitter.com/TD3AqWcHcd

"I'll never be able to truly repay what this community has meant for me and my career in terms of growing up playing hockey as a young kid here," Bortuzzo told tbnewswatch.com. "It meant a lot for me to come and give the chance for some people to see it and put some smiles on faces at George Jeffrey [Children's Centre]. It was an easy decision to share it with a great community."

Tweet from @GaleNorm: The crowd erupts when #TBay���s latest ���@NHL ���@StanleyCup��� champion enters the room; ���@CityThunderBay��� helped organize this great event. Thank you Robert Bortuzzo for doing this & congratulations. ���@StLouisBlues��� pic.twitter.com/JcjfRqHhLM

Tweet from @nwosports: Robert Bortuzzo brought home the Stanley Cup! The Northwestern Ontario Sports Hall of Fame was honoured to be a part of this great day with our Executive Director Diane Imrie as the Master of Ceremony! #StanleyCup #StLouisBlues #Hockey #NHL #Champs pic.twitter.com/rlp6mWGxhm

After all the daytime activities, Bortuzzo had evening party with the Cup and chronicled his day through a series of photos in a post on his Instagram page. 

Instagram from @rbortuzzo: "My cup runneth over" 🤘

Tweet from @StLouisBlues: Now THAT���s a cheese plate. #stlblues #StanleyCup pic.twitter.com/yeElDhrJTh

 

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