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Former Seawolves forward Jay Beagle hoists the Stanley Cup

  • Author: Anchorage Daily News
  • Updated: June 7
  • Published June 7

Former UAA skater Jay Beagle (right) skates for the puck against Vegas Golden Knights defenseman Shea Theodore in game four of the Stanley Cup Final. (Amber Searls / USA Today)

Jay Beagle hoisted the Stanley Cup with the rest of the Washington Capitals on Thursday, becoming the second UAA hockey player to reach hockey's promised land.

Mike Peluso, who played for UAA from 1986-89, won a Stanley Cup with the New Jersey Devils in 1995.

Beagle, a center who played two seasons for UAA from 2005-07, is the first player to win championships at three levels of pro hockey, according to capitalsoutsider.com. He won the ECHL's Kelly Cup with the Idaho Steelheads in 2007 and claimed the American Hockey League's Calder Cup in 2009 and 2010 with the Hershey Bears.

Beagle has played 472 games in 10 seasons with the Capitals.

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