Fans of the Chicago Blackhawks were able to savor a whole summer of cavorting about with the Stanley Cup, but we never were able to lay our hands on the winning puck from Game 2 of the series that made it all happen. That's because, as you may well recall, Philadelphia Flyers defenseman (and arch-villain of that glorious championship) Chris Pronger swiped it from the ice immediately after the Blackhawks won 2-1. Since then, only Frodo's ring has been relatively more sought after than the black rubber disc in question.
Well, the good news is: We can get it back. The bad news: Pronger wants cold, hard cash -- to be donated to charity, of course. The story hit today that local Chicago restaurant Harry Caray's had offered the Philly stickman $50,000 for the Game Six Stanley Cup clinching puck, which Pronger claims he doesn't have. His reply: