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Hockey Things: What Caught Our Eye (Aug. 29 Edition)

Nazem Kadri makes history with his Stanley Cup day, Sean Monahan honors a legendary Hockey Twitter account and Aaron Dell shows off an amazing goaltending setup. Here's what caught our eye over the past week.

The hockey season is almost in full swing. Let's take a look back at some of the best moments from the past week:

Nazem Kadri Takes The Stanley Cup To A Mosque In London, Ontario

The Stanley Cup has been to many places in its 100-year-plus existence, but this past week, Nazem Kadri made history with his day with Lord Stanley this past weekend.

Kadri went back home to London, Ont. with the trophy and took it to, among other places, a London Muslim Mosque.

The event saw hundreds of fans on hand and plenty of friends and family, but it was an inspiring moment to Muslim hockey fans of all ages and backgrounds.

Boring Sean Monahan Content Is Still Funny 

If you've been on Twitter for a while, you probably remember Boring Sean Monahan. At it's peak, @boringseanmonahan tweeted generic everyday comments that didn't attempt to be funny or different to poke a little fun at the then Flames forward's calm demeanor.  

An example: 

The account's latest tweet caught the attention of both Monahan and the Montreal Canadiens judging from the team's latest post. 

You have to give full credit to both the Habs and Monahan for playing into the bit.

Aaron Dell May Have The Best Goaltending Gear

If there were an award for "Coolest goaltending set up" Aaron Dell would be the clubhouse leader. 

Upon returning to the Sharks, Dell understood the assignment regarding how his pads, blocker and catching glove should look. 


Connor McDavid

NHL Three Stars: McDavid, Kaprizov and Kochetkov Show Off

Adam Proteau explains why Connor McDavid, Kirill Kaprizov and Pyotr Kochetkov had the best performances of the week.

Matt Murray

It Looks Like the Maple Leafs Made the Right Bet in Goal – For Now

Evaluating goaltenders is a tricky task. They're very unpredictable. But Mike Stephens breaks down the stats between Toronto's tandem this year and the last.

Luke Schenn

'It's an Honor': Canucks' Luke Schenn Sets NHL D-Man Hits Record

Luke Schenn set the NHL hits record among defensemen, first tracked in 2005-06, with a check on his former teammate as the Vancouver Canucks rallied to beat the Arizona Coyotes.