From January to June, 132 days, that's how long it took for Carter Rowney's life to change.
After waiting years for his chance, the former Grande Prairie Storm junior hockey standout suited up for the Pittsburgh Penguins in late January and played his first NHL game against the Nashville Predators.
On Sunday, he hoisted the Stanley Cup in front of those same Predators, and more importantly, his family.
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