Shawinigan Cataractes Dillon Donnelly Admits He Broke The Memorial Cup
Shawinigan Cataractes defencemen Dillon Donnelly broke the Memorial Cup, and now he’s going to have to pay to fix it.
“Breaking the memorial cup was an accident. I picked it up lost my balance and dropped it, there was no intention to break it, I’m sorry,” he tweeted.
Cataractes general manager Martin Mondou isn’t feeling sympathetic.
“You have to be responsible for your behaviour.” Mondou also said the issue “will be resolved between us, the league and the kid. Nobody else.”
According to the Toronto Star, the Memorial Cup was already damaged before Shawinigan won the trophy.
“Two figurines of hockey players on either side of the cup were missing, but they fell off long before Donnelly had the trophy on July 13 in Montreal. Pictures of the team being presented the Cup following their victory on home ice in the final against the London Knights in May showed the trophy without one of the figurines. Mondou said the figurines came off twice during the presentation.”
Let’s face it, this trophy is cursed. Remember when Spokane did this…