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50 years of Stanley Cup rings

While all NHL players hope to lift the Stanley Cup as a league champion, the one souvenir that stays with them is their championship ring. Each winning team gets to design its own ring, and the designs have evolved over time. A look at the past 50 years, which includes 48 ring designs (there were no rings in 1971 or 2005):

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SOURCES: Montreal Canadiens, stanleycuprings.net, thechampionshiprings.com, ringsthatbling.com, therinkrat.com, totalprosports.com

Luke Knox/Globe staff

Delahunt sues over marijuana rejection

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Aid to disabled children now outstrips welfare

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Suffolk University replaces its president, names interim

Suffolk University named Norman Smith, the former head of Wagner College, as its interim president Wednesday, replacing president James McCarthy with a year remaining on his contract and just days before the start of the new school year. At an afternoon meeting, the university’s board of trustees voted unanimously to appoint Smith, a long-time college president known as a turnaround specialist. Smith, 68, will begin next week.

Suffolk University named Norman Smith, the former head of Wagner College, as its interim president Wednesday, replacing president James McCarthy with a year remaining on his contract and just days before the start of the new school year. At an afternoon meeting, the university’s board of trustees voted unanimously to appoint Smith, a long-time college president known as a turnaround specialist. Smith, 68, will begin next week.

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Russian troops launch stealth invasion, Ukraine says

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Missouri governor replaces head of public safety

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Harvard alums criticize endowment pay

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