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The Stanley Cup is named after Frederick Arthur Lord Stanley, 16th Earl of Derby, not "Sir Stanley". He was Governor General of Canada from 1888 to 1893. He is best known for donating the Stanley Cup as a challenge cup to be awarded annually to the best amateur hockey team in Canada.

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