After whom is the Stanley Cup named?
creator of the ice hockey rules
governor of Canada
a great hockey player
Canadian town of Stanley
The trophy is named for Lord Stanley of Preston, a Governor General of Canada, who supported and promoted ice hockey. He awarded the first cup (then named Dominion Hockey Challenge Cup) to Canada's top-ranking amateur ice hockey club in 1893.
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