The Stanley Cup could be coming to Waterdown, Ont., in the hands of Florida Panthers centre Carter Verhaeghe. On Wednesday night, the Panthers swept the Carolina Hurricanes, winning the Eastern Conference final with a game score of 4-3.
It wasn't a dream.<br><br>Your Cats are STANLEY CUP FINAL BOUND. Verhaeghe and his team now move on to the Stanley Cup finals in early June, playing against either Vegas or Dallas.
If the Panthers win, the cup could tour Verhaeghe's hometown, as it did in 2021, after he won it as part of the 2019-20 Tampa Bay Lightning.
A lifelong hockey player, Verhaeghe started the road to his second Stanley Cup finals years back, with the Flamborough Hockey Association, before joining the Junior Hamilton Bulldogs.Read more on cbc.ca