Tracking the Stanley Cup

Check out photos of Lord Stanley as he makes his way around Chicago.

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Mr. Energy Patrick Kane was on fire Thursday night, heading to Lincoln Park's Pony Inn for a Stanley Cup celebration with his fellow teammates.
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As word got out that the players were there, fans packed the block of Belmont to catch a glimpse of the Cup.
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The crowd can't get enough of the Cup.
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And a taste of the bubbly.
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Champagne showers!
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Oh, Kaner!
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Gotta touch the Cup!
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Shots, shot, shots, shots, shot, shot, shots ....
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Patrick Sharp
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Patrick Kane serenades the crowd.
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Some people were lucky enough to get inside and pose with the Cup.
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Or watch others pose with the Cup.
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After the Pony, the Cup headed back downtown to American Junkie nightclub.
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After awhile, Jamal Mayers appeared with the Cup.
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Time for Stanley to go to bed. Big day tomorrow.
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The Stanley Cup bar crawl continued Wednesday night with most of the team whooping it up with their bestie at Roof on the Wit. Many of the players had their families with them ...
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... which didn't stop them from taking a healthy swig from the Cup.
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Patrick Kane, fresh from an appearance on the Late Show With David Letterman earlier in the day, was back in full party mode, celebrating a team championship and his Conn Smythe Trophy for playoff MVP.
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Jamal Mayers shows some appreciation for Kanye.
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Patrick Kane hoists the Cup for adoring Hawks fans at ROOF on theWit.
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Tough guy Bryan Bickell is also a good son ...
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... who's always willing to lend a helping hand.
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Kane gives the crowd what they want.
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Niklas Hjalmarsson hoists the Cup.
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Kane and Toews are good teammates off the ice as well.
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Kane's Cup #stanleycup #blackhawks #chicagogram
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Bryan Bickell hoists the Cup for the adoring Hawks fans at ROOF on theWit.
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Almost the entire Blackhawks team took Lord Stanley out on the town Tuesday night, kicking things off at the West Loop's Market Bar. Jamal Mayers did the honors, carrying the Cup inside. Seen the Cup? Email us at isee@www.nbcchicago.com or tag #FollowTheCup on Twitter or #Chicagogram on Instagram.
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Playoffs MVP Patrick Kane arrives at Market Bar, claiming he wasn't tired -- just excited.
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Niklas Hjalmarsson joins the party at Market.
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Fans reach up to get a piece of the Stanley Cup as it leaves Market Bar.
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Stop number two was River North's Rockit Bar & Grill where Patrick Kane hoisted the Cup for the throngs of fans to see below on Hubbard Street.
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Now that's how you celebrate with the Cup!
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The view from the street.
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Viktor Stahlberg gets in the spirit!
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Fans crowd the front of Rockit.
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Kaner sprays the crowd with champagne.
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Kaner riles up the crowd.
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Champagne shower!
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Rockit Ranch CEO Billy Dec poses with assorted players.
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Dec and Kaner.
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Dec, Toews and Sharp.
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Andrew Shaw and Patrick Sharp leave Rockit.
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Patrick Kane gets his party on inside Rockit.
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The next stop was nightclub American Junkie, which was closed off to most of the public. You could see the players from the street.
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If the Cup was there, they snuck it in a secret entryway.
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A large crowd gathered at Stanley's Kitchen and Tap in Lincoln Park, responding to Twitter rumors the Cup would make a stop. It didn't.
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Fans take pics of #stanleycup outside WGN radio. #followthecup #blackhawks #chicagogram
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Chicago Blackhawks fans take photos and video of the Stanley Cup as it sits in a window at the United Center on Tuesday, June 25, 2013.
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BOSTON, MA - JUNE 24: Brandon Saad #20 of the Chicago Blackhawks celebrates with the Stanley Cup in the locker room after they won 3-2 against the Boston Bruins in Game Six of the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Final at TD Garden on June 24, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Pool/Getty Images)
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BOSTON, MA - JUNE 24: Marian Hossa #81 of the Chicago Blackhawks celebrates with the Stanley Cup in the locker room after defeating the Boston Bruins in Game Six of the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Final at TD Garden on June 24, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. The Chicago Blackhawks defeated the Boston Bruins 3-2. (Photo by Dave Sandford - Pool/Getty Images)
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BOSTON, MA - JUNE 24: Jonathan Toews #19 of the Chicago Blackhawks drinks from the Stanley Cup in the locker room after they won 3-2 against the Boston Bruins in Game Six of the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Final at TD Garden on June 24, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Dave Sanford-Pool/Getty Images)
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BOSTON, MA - JUNE 24: The Chicago Blackhawks celebrate with the Stanley Cup in the locker room after they won 3-2 against the Boston Bruins in Game Six of the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Final at TD Garden on June 24, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Pool/Getty Images)
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BOSTON, MA - JUNE 24: Patrick Kane #88 of the Chicago Blackhawks celebrates with the Stanley Cup in the locker room after they won 3-2 against the Boston Bruins in Game Six of the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Final at TD Garden on June 24, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Dave Sandford-Pool/Getty Images)
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BOSTON, MA - JUNE 24: Andrew Shaw #65 of the Chicago Blackhawks celebrates with the Stanley Cup in the locker room after defeating the Boston Bruins in Game Six of the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Final at TD Garden on June 24, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. The Chicago Blackhawks defeated the Boston Bruins 3-2. (Photo by Pool/Getty Images)
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NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman presents the Stanley Cup to Jonathan Toews #19 of the Chicago Blackhawks after Game Six of the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Final at TD Garden on June 24, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts.
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There's only one Lord and His name is Stanley! My Cup runneth over!!!!! #StanleyCup #Champions #ChicagoisBest
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Patrick Kane #88 and Jonathan Toews #19 of the Chicago Blackhawks celebrate next to the Stanley Cup after they won 3-2 against the Boston Bruins in Game Six of the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Final at TD Garden on June 24, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts.
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Chicago Blackhawks right wing Patrick Kane (88) hoists the Stanley Cup after beating the Boston Bruins 3-2 in Game 6 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals, Monday, June 24, 2013, in Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
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Jonathan Toews #19 of the Chicago Blackhawks hoist the Stanley Cup Trophy after defeating the Boston Bruins in Game Six of the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup Final at TD Garden on June 24, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts. The Chicago Blackhawks defeated the Boston Bruins 3-2.
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