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Washington Capitals win Stanley Cup

Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin hoists the Stanley Cup after defeating the Vegas Golden Knights in game five of the 2018 Stanley Cup Final.


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Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin hoists the Stanley Cup after defeating the Vegas Golden Knights in game five of the 2018 Stanley Cup Final. Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin hoists the Stanley Cup after defeating the Vegas Golden Knights in game five of the 2018 Stanley Cup Final. Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports
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Washington Capitals and left wing Alex Ovechkin pose for a team photo with the Stanley Cup. Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

Washington Capitals and left wing Alex Ovechkin pose for a team photo with the Stanley Cup. Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

Washington Capitals and left wing Alex Ovechkin pose for a team photo with the Stanley Cup. Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports
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Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin celebrates. 
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Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin celebrates. Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin celebrates. Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports
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Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin kisses the Stanley Cup. Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports

Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin kisses the Stanley Cup. Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports

Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin kisses the Stanley Cup. Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports
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Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom (19) and left wing Alex Ovechkin (8) celebrate. 

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Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom (19) and left wing Alex Ovechkin (8) celebrate. Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports

Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom (19) and left wing Alex Ovechkin (8) celebrate. Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports
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Washington Capitals players pose for a team photo with the Stanley Cup. Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports

Washington Capitals players pose for a team photo with the Stanley Cup. Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports

Washington Capitals players pose for a team photo with the Stanley Cup. Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports
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Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin skates with the Stanley Cup. Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin skates with the Stanley Cup. Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin skates with the Stanley Cup. Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports
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Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin hoists the Conn Smythe Trophy. Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin hoists the Conn Smythe Trophy. Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin hoists the Conn Smythe Trophy. Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports
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Washington Capitals players celebrate after defeating the Vegas Golden Knights. Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

Washington Capitals players celebrate after defeating the Vegas Golden Knights. Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

Washington Capitals players celebrate after defeating the Vegas Golden Knights. Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports
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The Stanley Cup is presented on the ice by NHL commissioner Gary Bettman. 

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The Stanley Cup is presented on the ice by NHL commissioner Gary Bettman. Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

The Stanley Cup is presented on the ice by NHL commissioner Gary Bettman. Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports
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Washington Capitals players celebrate. Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

Washington Capitals players celebrate. Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

Washington Capitals players celebrate. Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports
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Washington Capitals players John Carlson (74) , Brett Connolly (10) and Dmitry Orlov (9) celebrate.


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Washington Capitals players John Carlson (74) , Brett Connolly (10) and Dmitry Orlov (9) celebrate. Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

Washington Capitals players John Carlson (74) , Brett Connolly (10) and Dmitry Orlov (9) celebrate. Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports
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Washington Capitals players celebrate. Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

Washington Capitals players celebrate. Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

Washington Capitals players celebrate. Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports
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Washington Capitals players celebrate. 

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Washington Capitals players celebrate. Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

Washington Capitals players celebrate. Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports
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Washington Capitals players including Braden Holtby and Tom Wilson celebrate. Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

Washington Capitals players including Braden Holtby and Tom Wilson celebrate. Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

Washington Capitals players including Braden Holtby and Tom Wilson celebrate. Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports
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Washington Capitals right wing Devante Smith-Pelly celebrates with teammates Christian Djoos and Chandler Stephenson after scoring. 


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Washington Capitals right wing Devante Smith-Pelly celebrates with teammates Christian Djoos and Chandler Stephenson after scoring. Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

Washington Capitals right wing Devante Smith-Pelly celebrates with teammates Christian Djoos and Chandler Stephenson after scoring. Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports
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Washington Capitals center Lars Eller celebrates with teammates after scoring. 

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Washington Capitals center Lars Eller celebrates with teammates after scoring. Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports

Washington Capitals center Lars Eller celebrates with teammates after scoring. Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports
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Washington Capitals center Lars Eller celebrates with teammates after scoring. 

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Washington Capitals center Lars Eller celebrates with teammates after scoring. Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

Washington Capitals center Lars Eller celebrates with teammates after scoring. Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports
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Vegas Golden Knights right wing Alex Tuch falls on top of Washington Capitals defenseman Brooks Orpik in the second period.

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Vegas Golden Knights right wing Alex Tuch falls on top of Washington Capitals defenseman Brooks Orpik in the second period. Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports

Vegas Golden Knights right wing Alex Tuch falls on top of Washington Capitals defenseman Brooks Orpik in the second period. Stephen R. Sylvanie-USA TODAY Sports
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Washington Capitals right wing Devante Smith-Pelly scores a goal past Vegas Golden Knights goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury in the third period.

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Washington Capitals right wing Devante Smith-Pelly scores a goal past Vegas Golden Knights goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury in the third period. Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports

Washington Capitals right wing Devante Smith-Pelly scores a goal past Vegas Golden Knights goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury in the third period. Gary A. Vasquez-USA TODAY Sports
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