The Cup Comes Home

Nathan Horton with North End St. John's students at Lagone Park. Front row is Peter Shea 1st grade at SJS, Second row (from left to right) is Elle Doucette 2nd Grade SJS, Isabella Moser 2nd Grade SJS, Giovanna Scire KII SJS, Jacqueline Doucette KII SJS, Nathan Horton holding his son Dylan Horton, LeLe Monroe KII SJS and in the third row (from left to right), Aidan Boucher 1st Grade SJS and Elizabeth Monroe-Mother of SJS KII student.

Stephen Passacantilli (right) with friend and fellow North Ender and owner of Monica's Mercheo Restaurant Frank Mendoza (holding the Stanley Cup) and Boston Bruin Stanley Cup Champion Andrew Ference (left). Passacantilli and Mendoza got to lift high the Stanley Cup during a private showing in the North End Thursday at the Union Wharf following the Bruins great victory last week. Passacantilli, an aide to City Councillor Sal LaMattina and past President of the North End Neighborhood Waterfront Council, and Mendoza were able to pay homage to their Bruins friends, some of whom live in the North End.

Bruins captain Zdeno Chara hoists the Stanley Cup over his head as he emerges from the team plane last Thursday morning at Boston Logan Airport.