The story: What started out as a fun little prank turned into an unsettling moment for many hockey fans.
After the New Jersey Devils won the Cup in 1995, Claude Lemieux took the Stanley Cup with him to "The Howard Stern Show." Stern’s show was known for its crude humor so Lemieux and Stern decided to play a trick on listeners. They pretended Jackie "The Jokeman" Martling, a co-host of the show, defecated in the Cup.
But turning the Cup into a toilet is frowned upon most of the time (more on that later), so instead of laughing, fans were appalled. Fortunately, it was only a joke.
Mike Bolt, an official keeper of the Stanley Cup, confirmed no one went to the bathroom in the Cup.
"No. I've heard two things: They put chocolate pudding or a chocolate bar in it," Bolt told Maxim. "Personally, I don't know why someone would think that was funny. People drink and eat out of this thing. I would not have allowed it if I were around in '95 when it happened. I always say, you want to keep winning this, you respect it. ... But 99 percent of the guys, if not 100, are very respectful around it."