Washington Capitals fans have been waiting 44 years to say it but they can finally call themselves Stanley Cup champions after Thursday night’s victory.

While a lot of diehard Caps fans actually made the trip to Las Vegas to witness their boys hoist the Cup for the first time, thousands of others stayed put and partied in the streets of their hometown after the historic win.



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DC is lit

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CAPS CAPS CAPS!!! #stanleycup #allcaps

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They weren’t just going crazy in the streets, though, they were also throwing a massive viewing party inside Capital One Arena, where everyone went nuts once the final buzzer went.

The party is just getting underway in Washington and it’s bound to go all night long.