Former Tampa Bay Lightning player Kevin Shattenkirk celebrated the team’s Stanley Cup acquire by joyously chugging out of the famed trophy, Web site 6 can exclusively reveal.

The defenseman, who now performs for the Anaheim Ducks, marked his closing 24 several hours with the Cup with a personal function on the roof of the Gansevoort Meatpacking Lodge on Saturday, hardly ever letting the trophy go away his facet. The lodge, which includes the roof, recently underwent a multimillion-dollar renovation.

An insider explained to Web page Six that Shattenkirk, 32, poured Bud Light-weight and cocktails into the two the Cup and a massive ice sculpture in the form of his jersey amount, 22 — and drank from equally. We also listen to that Shattenkirk attempted to open a bottle of Veuve Clicquot Balthazar 12L himself and embarrassingly broke the cork, so his manager had to pull it out with a wine key.

Kevin Shattenkirk with Stanley Cup in NYC
We’re instructed Shattenkirk poured Bud Gentle into the cup.
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Other players in attendance involved Brandon Yip, Colby Cohen and Eric Thomassian.

Shattenkirk, who scored the winning intention in Activity Five in 2020 with the Tampa Bay Lightning, was unable to celebrate last year’s acquire because of the pandemic, but it’s clear he extra than designed up for misplaced time—and was ready to celebrate the team’s 2021 Stanley Cup win from the Montreal Canadiens as effectively.

Pursuing the 2020 season, Shattenkirk signed a 3-yr agreement with Anaheim for a noted $11.7 million.