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Farmington's Nick Bonino Brings Stanley Cup Home For Second Time

Farmington's Nick Bonino Brings Stanley Cup Home For Second Time

Another year, another NHL championship for the Pittsburgh Penguins, which meant Farmington native Nick Bonino had the honor of bringing the towering Stanley Cup trophy to his old stomping grounds of Avon Old Farms for the second consecutive year.

"It's surreal to be here again with the Cup, this is what you dream about," Bonino said. "Last year everything happened so fast; we got hot at the right time. This year we knew how good we were. We ran through team after team and it was almost business-like."

Avon Old Farms owns a rich history associated with hockey. In 2009, the school competed against Taft in the first-ever hockey game held at Fenway Park in...