Blues Stanley Cup Replica Ring
The Stanley Cup is the trophy awarded each year to the champion of the National Hockey League, and winners receive a Stanley Cup ring to mark their victory. These jewel-encrusted rings are typically given out as presents to winning players, coaches and staff members of winning team; additionally it can also be given out to fans who attended their team’s championship game and worn as an everlasting symbol of victory.
The Blues’s inaugural championship victory is the culmination of an amazing journey that started from last place and concluded with lifting the Stanley Cup on home ice for the first time ever in June. Their championship ring features many elements to depict this remarkable journey, such as gemstones representing each playoff victory along with one designed to commemorate Laila Anderson, their 11-year-old fan who inspired them during playoff play and lifted it proudly before the Gateway Arch in June.
As with other NHL championship rings, the Blues’ Stanley Cup replica ring features 282 diamonds, 20 princess-cut sapphires and 16 custom-cut blue sapphires shaped to mimic their team logo. Additionally, three-dimensional elements such as the Arch and Gateway Tunnel depictions are also part of its design; its weight totaling 10.6 carats corresponds roughly with half an ounce of gold.
On one side of the ring is an amalgamation of Blues uniform numbers representing those who scored goals during Game 7 against Boston Bruins; also displayed is musical sheet notes representing “When the Blues Go Marching In”.
At their Stanley Cup celebration in June, players wore a special ring that commemorated Laila Anderson – an extraordinary fan who suffers from an auto-immune disease but inspires the team with her resilience and courage. This unique symbol served as a permanent reminder between their fans, the players, and St Louis itself.
This season is even more significant for the Blues than just winning their Stanley Cup: they will become the oldest NHL franchise to ever capture its inaugural Stanley Cup championship! Established in 1967, this victory marks an historic feat as they break an NHL record that had stood for more than 50 years!
Although memories from the Blues’ inaugural championship are irreplaceable, their official ring from Jostens is valued at $12,139. Its design commemorates their remarkable journey from bottom-dwellers of NHL to contenders with features that illustrate this incredible journey; such as its graphic depicting each round won and opponent defeated along with total wins/victories/record against. Furthermore, each gemstone represents each opponent and Scottrade Center where their home arena stands – telling their incredible journey all at once!