Earlier, Pritchard had tweeted, "To all the Dad's on the Stanley Cup Champion Los Angeles Kings...Happy Father's Day!"
Tradition has it that each member of the Stanley Cup-winning team gets to spend a day with the trophy.
Where the Cup goes, Pritchard goes.
According to Pritchard, most players drink the beverage of their choice from the Cup. But some have used it for other things.
One player ate Froot Loops out of it. Another used it as a baptismal font.
Booze, milk and holy water aren't the only liquids players have filled the cup with.
Hey, when you gotta go . . .
ESPN spokesman Mike Soltys announced via Twitter that former Phillies hurler Curt Schilling will take a leave of absence from his "Baseball Tonight analyst" job.
"We mutually agreed w/CurtSchilling to take a leave as he works thru his business issues," Soltys tweeted Saturday. "We expect he will return on air later this season."
Schilling has been with the network for 2 years. His 38 Studios filed for bankruptcy earlier this month. Federal and Rhode Island officials are investigating the company, which had received a $75 million loan guarantee deal from the state. n
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