Toews brings Cup back to Winnipeg

Updated: July 14, 2010, 11:20 AM ET
By Pierre LeBrun

And on the third day, Jonathan Toews tried to catch his breath.

The Chicago Blackhawks captain was almost at a loss for words as he described an emotional 48 hours in his native Winnipeg, where the Conn Smythe Trophy winner was feted Monday and Tuesday like few others before him in the city.

"It was unreal," Toews told ESPN.com on Wednesday.

A key to the city from the mayor; a lake named after him; thousands of fans showing up for his Stanley Cup parade; ...

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