Why is the Stanley Cup winning team named the Stanley Trophy winners?

The NHL is celebrating its centennial in 2019.

The winner of the Stanley cup will be announced on June 23, 2019.

Stanley Cup champions will receive a lifetime achievement award from the NHL.

The award will be presented to the league’s 10 highest-scoring players who scored at least 1,000 points in the regular season and playoffs.

The league’s 20 most-valuable players will receive the award.

The Stanley Cup winners will be honored at a special ceremony on Sunday, June 22, 2019, at the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

Stanford has won the Stanley title in each of the past seven years, including four straight and the last three seasons.

The Bruins are the only team in the league to win three Stanley Cups, joining the Pittsburgh Penguins, New Jersey Devils and Chicago Blackhawks.

The Ducks have won two Stanley Cups.

The San Jose Sharks are the other Stanley Cup champion.

The Toronto Maple Leafs are the current Stanley Cup champions.

The Los Angeles Kings are the first Stanley Cup championship holders to win it in their home arena.