Best tweets, photos and videos from Capitals’ Stanley Cup parade

Check out the applause, as Washington Capitals captain and Conn Smythe winner Alex Ovechkin is introduced, lifting the Cup once more in front of thousands and thousands of screaming DC fans.

The Washington Capitals have been parading through Washington in the days since claiming the Stanley Cup with their Game 5 win over the Vegas Golden Knights on Thursday. Members of the team have been celebrating with fans across the city — at bars, in the streets, in fountains, you name it — as the city revels its first-ever Stanley Cup victory.

The party continued on Tuesday with the official Stanley Cup parade. Here are some of the best tweets, videos, photos and takeaways from the team’s joyful, booze-filled, victorious trip down Constitution Avenue.

The party was well-attended, with several fans showing up early — really early — to get the best seats. And everyone was dressed for the occasion…

…Some fans even accessorized.

A fan carries a home-made Stanley Cup made of mostly empty beer cans as people begin to arrive for the Washington Capitals Stanley Cup victory parade on Constitution Ave., along the National Mall in Washington, Tuesday, June 12, 2018. (Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP)

Head coach Barry Trotz kept this light during his team’s playoff run by amusing players with his hot laps around the rink. He kept that tradition alive on Tuesday, parade-style:

The parade led everyone to the big rally at the end, complete with… “speeches.”

It ain’t over ’til the entire team sings:

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