Jason Serbus, head athletic trainer for the Washington Capitals, brought the Stanley Cup to his childhood hometown, Bird Island, on July 23, attracting people from all across Minnesota and neighboring states to come and get a glimpse of the trophy.

Jason Serbus, head athletic trainer for the Washington Capitals, brought the Stanley Cup to his childhood hometown, Bird Island, on July 23, attracting people from all across Minnesota and neighboring states to come and get a glimpse of the trophy.

The event began that afternoon with Serbus riding on a fire truck and holding the trophy as a crowd lined up, beginning at the edge of the Broaster’s parking lot and continuing down the street for a couple blocks as people waited to see, or even touch the cup.

Serbus graduated from the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. He started in the lower leagues on his journey to the NHL, and after 10 years of working his way up, he finally made it when he signed on as an athletic trainer for the Arizona Coyotes for nine years. This last season was Serbus’ first season with the Washington Capitals as their head trainer.

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