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So... Anyone seen the Kings’ Stanley Cup-winning puck?

2012 NHL Stanley Cup Final – Game Six

LOS ANGELES, CA - JUNE 11: Drew Doughty #8, Jonathan Quick #32 and Colin Fraser #24 of the Los Angeles Kings celebrate the Kings 6-1 victory as Zach Parise #9 of the New Jersey Devils looks on after the Kings win the Stanley Cup final series 4-2 after Game Six of the 2012 Stanley Cup Final at Staples Center on June 11, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

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While the Kings were busy digging lucky pennies out of center ice at Staples Center, L.A. Kings Insider’s Rich Hammond was posing another important question for Kings historians:

Where did the Stanley Cup-winning puck go? Hammond lays it out for us.

Nobody seems to know what happened to it. At the final horn, Jordan Nolan was the closest Kings player to the puck, but he appeared to peel off and join the celebration. One Kings official said that an on-ice official usually picks up the puck at the end of the game. Linesman Derek Amell appeared to be the closest official to the puck at the end of game. Perhaps nobody really cares, but wouldn’t it be a cool part of Kings history?

No reports on if Chris Pronger or linesman Steve Miller happened to be in the building, so let’s consider them suspects given their prior history of puck thievery.

On the video of the closing seconds, you’ll see Nolan wind up being the last player to go after the puck but does he peel off to join the celebration or did he reach down to grab it? Hmm... Here’s to hoping they boys didn’t take it to Las Vegas with them and use it as a chip at the blackjack table.