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Troy Brouwer's Day With Lord Stanley's Cup

Troy Brouwer, who the Washington Capitals acquired in a draft-day trade this offseason, recently told Mike Vogel about the day he spent with the Stanley Cup after winning an NHL title with the Chicago Blackhawks.

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The 26-year-old first took it home to show it to friends and family. The next part is where the story gets heart-warming:

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“After that I took it to the hospital that my dad was staying in for his rehab after he had his stroke during the playoffs. I was able to share it with the doctors and the nurses and the patients there as a little bit of a thank you for everything they’ve done for him and to try and pick up the spirits of everyone who was in the hospital.

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After that he took it around town to show some deserving locals at a fire station and youth hockey rink. Seems like the Caps acquired, if nothing else, a pretty nice guy.