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.
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:
— Post Sports (@PostSports) June 12, 2018
The parade led everyone to the big rally at the end, complete with… “speeches.”
Chants of “sign him!” after Carlson is announced. Then Oshie chugs another beer through his jersey
— Isabelle Khurshudyan (@ikhurshudyan) June 12, 2018
It ain’t over ’til the entire team sings: