Avalanche’s Jack Johnson baptizes children in Stanley Cup

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One of the great traditions in the NHL allows for each member of the championship team to spend a day with the Stanley Cup during the offseason.

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 Instead of throwing a wild party during his time with the trophy, Colorado Avalanche defenseman Jack Johnson opted to use it for religious purposes.

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Thanks to some divine timing, Johnson was able to baptize his three children in Lord Stanley's mug earlier this month.

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The baptism date was planned before the playoffs, so things couldn't have lined up any better.

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The religious ceremony wasn't the only item on the agenda that day, as the 35-year-old took his family for celebratory ice cream 

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This isn't the first time the Stanley Cup has been used for a baptism. Sylvain Lefebvre famously started the trend when the Avalanche won in 1996.

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