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Capitals fans flood D.C. streets after reaching Stanley Cup Final

Washington Capitals fans flooded Washington, D.C. streets after reaching Stanley Cup Finals on Wednesday night. (Getty Images)

The Washington Capitals are headed to the Stanley Cup Final for the first time since 1998 following their 4-0 Game 7 win at Tampa Bay on Wednesday night.

Naturally, Washington fans celebrated in the only way fitting of a city starved of a championship for two decades.

They took the streets of Washington, D.C. on Wednesday night, flooding the nation’s capital with a sea of red.



Mayor Muriel Bowser even got in on the action, tweeting out a video of the crazy scene right outside the Capital One Center.


The Capitals will take on the Golden Knights — who are playing in their inaugural season in the NHL — in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final on Monday night in Las Vegas.

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