Jean-Sebastien Giguere doesn’t have to open the safe deposit box — where he keeps his Stanley Cup ring — and slip it on his finger to remind him of that glorious spring.
His son, Maxime, is the figurative string around his finger.
“My son always reminds me, ‘It’s been eight years since you won the Cup. It’s been nine years since you won the Cup,’ ” Giguere said.
Maxime would know. He was born in April of 2007, when his goalie father and the Ducks were on their way to winning California’s first Cup. The Gigueres have a photo of baby Maxime sitting in the venerable trophy.
“He’s very proud that he has a picture right in the Cup,” Giguere said. “He’s so small. He fit...