The format of this will be slightly different than I usually make since it's all about the Calder Cup.
Shortly after winning the first ever championship in (Manchester) franchise history, several Monarchs players took to social media to share their enthusiasm. But, more on that later.
I'll put some news coverage of the Monarchs' win here, including some photos from Jon Rosen.
LA Kings Insider
MONARCHS WIN CALDER CUP; POST-GAME PHOTOS Rosen took these photos and it's cool to see the guys' reactions.
AUDIO: INTERVIEWS FROM THE CALDER CUP CELEBRATION Interviews with LoVerde, Mersch, Dowd and Forbort following the team's Calder Cup win.
New Hampshire Union Leader
Back in NH, Monarchs players, fans celebrate first - and last - Calder Cup title A nice story about the day after the Monarchs' win.
Horvat relishes Calder Cup win A feature on Ryan Horvat, as he reflects back on the year and what led to this Calder Cup championship.
Manchester Monarchs Win The 2015 AHL Calder Cup A brief post on the Monarchs' win over the Utica Comets.
Manchester Monarchs win Calder Cup, crush Utica Comets on Twitter I'm including this solely for the last line. Most of it made me roll my eyes but hey, that's just PD.
Over the last couple days, most of the players have taken to their twitter and instagram (those that have it, anyway) accounts to share their gratitude and photos of their victory.
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So happy to see the smile on @JRouby 's face while he carried that Cup. Few people know how much work he has put in the past three years.— The Mayor John Hoven (@mayorNHL) June 14, 2015
Popping bottles pic.twitter.com/OrfSoOOsAp— Jon Rosen (@lakingsinsider) June 14, 2015
Biz drinks from the cup pic.twitter.com/2eW95h8ydl— Jon Rosen (@lakingsinsider) June 14, 2015
Sutter in the dressing room, congratulating Stothers and the coaching staff.— Jon Rosen (@lakingsinsider) June 14, 2015
Sämsta slutspelsskägget i laget, still a champ— Adrian Kempe (@adriankempe) June 14, 2015
We did it. #champions— Patrik Bartosak (@PBartosak30) June 14, 2015
Kevin Gravel (@glassandout7) June 14, 2015
Paul Bissonnette (@BizNasty2point0) June 14, 2015
The single greatest group of people I've ever been around. Congrats to every single guy. Full thoughts tomorrow. pic.twitter.com/GwmqOhm42H— Andy Tonge (@AndyTonge1) June 14, 2015
Andrew Bodnarchuk (@hali_bods) June 14, 2015
What a year love all you boys ! AHL Caldercup champions ! pic.twitter.com/GVsmVY4UbH— Nick Ebert (@nebert22) June 14, 2015
#22— Brian O'Neill (@Brian22ONeill) June 14, 2015
Congrats to my first pro team the Manchester Monarchs on the 2015 Calder Cup! A lot of great people involved there. @MonarchsHockey— George Parros (@GeorgeParros) June 14, 2015
Yeaaa we like winning! Champs baby! pic.twitter.com/OubecaFVKK— Nic Dowd (@JimmyDowder26) June 14, 2015
Calder cup!!!! pic.twitter.com/P5qY1eA4Dy— Chris Hajt (@ChrisHajt1) June 14, 2015
.@kenmonarchs getting a Calder is equivalent to when Bob Miller got his first Cup. Long wait, but worth it, and so well deserved.— Andy Tonge (@AndyTonge1) June 14, 2015
Vincent LoVerde (@Vincent_LoVerde) June 14, 2015
Congrats to the Monarchs for their first ever Cadler Cup pic.twitter.com/qx6EyOLUQA— VerizonWirelessArena (@VWArenaNH) June 14, 2015
What a year! https://t.co/WOPt9CmHnP— Colin Miller (@Colin6Miller) June 14, 2015
CHAMPS pic.twitter.com/DTbdPVZEyb— Adrian Kempe (@adriankempe) June 14, 2015
Congrats to @MonarchsHockey!!!— Anze Kopitar (@AnzeKopitar) June 14, 2015
Congrats @MonarchsHockey and the boys— Tyler Toffoli (@tytoff16) June 14, 2015
Rich Clune (@richclune) June 15, 2015
The Monarchs are having a rally type event tomorrow, so if you're in the area, check it out and let us know how it goes!