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Los Angeles Kings team captain Dustin Brown holds his son, Jake, age 4, as they wait for the Stanley Cup to arrive at his home in Ithaca, N.Y. Jake is holding a small replica of the Stanley Cup.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Kings team captain Dustin Brown and his son Jake look at the Stanley Cup after it arrived at their home in Ithaca.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times

Dustin Brown stops for a picture with the Stanley Cup in front of the town sign with his son Mason during his hometown visit to Ithaca. Dustin went to Ithaca High School, where he played hockey before being drafted by the Guelph Storm in the Ontario Hockey League.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times

Owen Van Holtz, 12, waits with his mother, Danielle Van Holtz ,in the rain for a chance to see the Stanley Cup and Dustin Brown at Ithaca High School.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times

Dustin Brown carries the Stanley Cup along the track at Ithaca High School as fans reach out to touch it.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times

LA Kings team captain Dustin Brown has his picture taken holding the Stanley Cup at Ithaca Falls.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times

LA Kings team captain Dustin Brown visits the Rink in Ithaca, where he played in his youth.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times

Dustin Brown signs his name to a young girl's skates at the Rink, where he played in his youth.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times

Jake Brown, 4, son of Los Angeles Kings team captain Dustin Brown, holds a replica of the Stanley Cup at their home.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times

A banner honoring Los Angeles Kings team captain Dustin Brown hangs inside the Rink.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times

Dustin Brown gets ready to eat yogurt out of the Stanley Cup at Smart Yogurt in Ithaca with his wife, Nicole, and two of his sons, Mason, left, and Jake, on his lap. Smart Yogurt is owned by Nicole's brother Matt Poole, at right.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times

The Stanley Cup serves as a large frozen yogurt bowl for Dustin Brown, family and friends at Smart Yogurt in his hometown of Ithaca.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times

Dustin Brown plays in the swimming pool at his home in Ithaca, where he grew up.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times

Dustin Brown lifts the Stanley Cup so a friend can take a drink of beer at Glenwood Pines Restaurant bar in his hometown of Ithaca.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Kings team captain Dustin Brown lifts the Stanley Cup for supporters at Ithaca Ale House.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Carolyn Cole / Los Angeles Times

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Touring with the Stanley Cup: Captain Dustin Brown

Los Angeles Kings team captain Dustin Brown stood in the driveway of his home in Ithaca, N.Y., with his son Jake clutching a small replica of the Stanley Cup – waiting.

What they were waiting for was the well-traveled symbol of hockey’s Holy Grail – Lord Stanley’s Cup. As is tradition, each member of the the team that wins the NHL Championship gets a day with the Stanley Cup.

Once it arrived, the show began. There were stops at the sign welcoming visitor’s to Ithaca, the picturesque Ithaca Falls, the hockey rink where Brown honed his skills and Ithaca High School, where residents gathered in the rain for their chance to congratulate Brown and touch the Stanley Cup.

Dustin Brown grew up playing hockey at Ithaca High School and was drafted by the Guelph Storm in the Ontario Hockey League prior to being drafted by the Los Angeles Kings in the 2003 NHL Entry Draft. He met his wife, Nicole, also from Ithaca, at a state hockey tournament and they now have three young children.

As the day wound down, Brown lifted the Stanley Cup for friends to take a drink of beer at Glenwood Pines Restaurant and then they were off to the Ithaca Ale House.

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