Best Moments From the Caps Stanley Cup Victory Parade

Fans gathered overnight in red Caps gear as they prepare for the Washington Capitals' Stanley Cup championship victory parade and rally on June 12.

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Alex Ovechkin of the NHL champion Washington Capitals hoists the Stanley Cup during a parade down Constitution Avenue on June 12, 2018, in Washington, D.C.
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Alex Ovechkin of the NHL champion Washington Capitals hoists the Stanley Cup during a parade down Constitution Avenue on June 12, 2018, in Washington, D.C.
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Alex Ovechkin of the NHL champion Washington Capitals holds the Stanley Cup during a parade down Constitution Avenue on June 12, 2018, in Washington, D.C.
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Fans gather on the steps of the National Archives Building as they wait to watch the Washington Capitals NHL hockey Stanley Cup victory parade along the National Mall in Washington, D.C., Tuesday, June 12, 2018.
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Participants lead the NHL Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals during a parade down Constitution Avenue on June 12, 2018 in Washington, D.C.
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Washington Capitals NHL hockey team left wing Alex Ovechkin, from Russia, holds up the Stanley Cup during a victory parade, Tuesday, June 12, 2018, in Washington, D.C.
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Busses carrying members of the NHL Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals organization make their way to Constitution Avenue on June 12, 2018, in Washington, D.C.
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Participants cheer as the NHL champion Washington Capitals parade down Constitution Avenue on June 12, 2018, in Washington D.C.
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Washington Capitals right wing T.J. Oshie waves while holding his daughter Lyla Oshie during a Stanley Cup NHL hockey victory parade, Tuesday, June 12, 2018, in Washington, D.C.
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Fans watch as the NHL Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals parade down Constitution Avenue on June 12, 2018, in Washington, D.C.
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Washington Capitals goaltender Philipp Grubauer, of Germany, points to fans during the Stanley Cup NHL hockey victory parade in Washington, Tuesday, June 12, 2018.
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Mayor Muriel Bowser of Washington, DC takes part in the NHL champion Washington Capitals parade down Constitution Avenue on June 12, 2018 in Washington, D.C.
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Alex Ovechkin of the NHL champion Washington Capitals holds up the Stanley Cup during a victory parade along Constitution Avenue June 12, 2018, in Washington, D.C.
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Restaurateur, chef Jose Andres, center, gestures while celebrating during the Washington Capitals NHL hockey Stanley Cup victory parade in Washington, D.C., Tuesday, June 12, 2018.
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A fan carries a homemade Stanley Cup made of mostly empty beer cans as people begin to arrive for the Washington Capitals Stanley Cup victory parade on Constitution Avenue.
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The application for the parade permit said organizers expect "100,000 + +" fans to attend.
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"Capman" and his son, "Cap Kid," with NBC4's Angie Goff.
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Fans cross Pennsylvania Avenue as they head towards the Washington Capitals Stanley Cup victory parade route on the National Mall.
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Washington Metropolitan police officer Robert T. Fennell, right, helps hand out posters to a pair of young fans before the start the Stanley Cup victory parade on Constitution Avenue.
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Washington Capitals NHL hockey team owner Ted Leonsis touches the Stanley Cup during a team photo on the ice at Capital One Arena ahead of the Caps' victory parade on June 12, 2018.
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Washington Capitals NHL hockey team owner Ted Leonsis, left, and Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin pose with the Stanley Cup on the ice at Capital One Arena ahead of the Caps' victory parade on June 12, 2018.
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Some fans bought replica Stanley Cups to celebrate their team's historic win ahead of the Caps' victory parade.
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A fan hoists a Stanley Cup made out of empty beer cans just before the Washington Caps are slated to appear for their Stanley Cup victory parade.
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The application for the parade permit said organizers expect "100,000 + +" fans to attend.
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Lucky fans gather in front of the stage at the National Mall.
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Caps fans pose with NBC4's Angie Goff ahead of the Caps victory parade and rally.
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Fans make their way to the National Mall for a glimpse of their team and the Stanley Cup.
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NBC4 anchors Chris Lawrence and Eun Yang report from Constitution Avenue.
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Fans buy Caps gear and paraphernalia hours before the victory parade is slated to start.
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Fans make their way to the National Mall hours before the Caps' victory parade and rally is slated to start.
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The view at 12th and Constitution in advance of the parade.
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NBC4 anchors Eun Yang and Aaron Gilchrist pause for a pic.
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