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Hossa plays street hockey, dines on pierogies on Cup day

Wednesday, 08.14.2013 / 11:33 AM
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Hossa plays street hockey, dines on pierogies on Cup day
Blackhawks winger Marian Hossa snacked on his mother's pierogies and played street hockey with children from his hometown during his day with the Stanley Cup. (Photos courtesy of Branislav J. Texo)

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Marian Hossa speaks to the media in TrenĨín, Slovakia.

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Hossa's mother prepared the traditional Slovakian dish "bryndzové pirohy," crescent-shaped dumplings filled with salty "bryndza" (sheep cheese).

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Hossa digs into the pierogies.

Hossa poses with his mom, a pierogi and the Stanley Cup.

Hossa eats from the most famous trophy in sports.

The town of Trencin, Slovakia, got a glimpose of the Cup in a local rink.

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Hossa poses with kids from his neighborhood and the Cup.

After a quick scrimmage, Hossa stops for a photo with children from his community.