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Former Rocket Luke Schenn wins Stanley Cup

September 29, 2020 - Western Hockey League (WHL) - Kelowna Rockets News Release

Former Kelowna Rocket Luke Schenn
Former Kelowna Rocket Luke Schenn
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Luke Schenn joined an exclusive club on Monday night, the 30-year-old defenceman became just the fifth former Rocket to lift the Stanley Cup.

With a 2-0 victory over the Dallas Stars in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final, the Tampa Bay Lightning claimed their second Stanley Cup in franchise history.

He joined the Lightning last summer as a free agent, inking a one year deal with Tampa.

Schenn appeared in 25 regular-season games with the Bolts, posting three points (1G, 2A) and 23 penalty minutes. He appeared in 11 games for Tampa throughout their playoff run, collecting a pair of assists.

Drafted 20th overall by the Rockets in the first round of the 2004 WHL Bantam Draft, Schenn went on to appear in 189 WHL regular-season games all with the Rockets over three seasons, collecting 68 points (12G, 56A) and 323 penalty minutes.

Schenn became the highest-drafted Rocket into the NHL when the Toronto Maple Leafs traded up to selected the Saskatoon, Sask. product 5th overall at the 2008 NHL Draft.

Scott Parker (2001), Travis Moen (2007), Duncan Keith (2010, 2013, 2015), Madison Bowey (2018) and now Schenn (2020) have all won the Stanley Cup.

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Former Kelowna Rocket Luke Schenn
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