Capitals Fans Celebrate First Stanley Cup Finals Game Victory in DC

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The streets were insane. They were flooded with red clad Capitals fans in what was a magical night for D.C. Sports. Something that this city hasn’t seen in quite sometime. From an electric pregame scene, to Joe Gibbs starting “Let’s Go Caps” chants, to Alex Ovechkin, Evgeny Kuznetsov, and Devante Smith-Pelly goals, fans inside and outside Capital One Arena went bonkers. 

When the final horn sounded, it signified a 3-1 win and a 2-1 series lead for the Capitals.

Fans went crazy in the the arena and the streets at first..

And then it was off to the steps!

Michael Wilbon of ESPN called Washington, D.C. a minor league sports town. Judging from the crowd of fans, he is way off.

Some fans climbed poles and trees.

One made it all the way to the top. As this fan came down the pole he landed into the arms of police officers and was arrested.

Chants broke out from the traditional “C-A-P-S Caps Caps Caps” to “We want the Cup”.

The Washington Capitals continue to make history this spring. On Wednesday night they won their first Stanley Cup Finals game in franchise history. On Saturday night, they won their first Stanley Cup Finals home game. Now they’re just two wins away from achieving something they’ve wanted to do for over four decades.

By Michael Marzzacco

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