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Blues team dog Barclay gets to drink from Stanley Cup

Plager helps out pooch, MLB's Cardinals and A's also meet trophy

by Dan O'Leary @DanOLeary25 / Staff Writer

The Stanley Pup got to drink from The Stanley Cup.

Barclay, the St. Louis Blues team dog, lapped up a victorious beverage as the Cup was being held by former Blues defenseman Bob Plager.

While it may have took him a moment to warm up to the Cup, Barclay, who is being trained as a service dog during his time with the 2019 Stanley Cup champions, he certainly got used to it.

Tweet from @keeperofthecup: Barclay was timid of the shinny silver thing at first, but after one sip out of the #stanleycup thanks to Bob Plager, Barclay is a fan for life. @nhl@StLouisBlues @HockeyHallFame

Looks like Barclay could get used to doing that every year.

On Wednesday, the Cup visited Busch Stadium, where it visited the St. Louis Cardinals.

Tweet from @keeperofthecup: Just hanging out with the #WorldSeriesTrophy in the @Cardinals locker room. Oh yeah, we brought the #StanleyCup along as well. @StLouisBlues @nhl @HockeyHallFame

While the game was delayed by rain, the visiting Oakland A's also got a chance to hang out with the Cup.

Tweet from @keeperofthecup: Surprised the @Athletics as well. Doesn't matter the sport, everyone is a fan of the #StanleyCup @nhl@StLouisBlues @HockeyHallFame

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