Happy Sunday, and happy one-year anniversary to when a drunken group of Capitals conquered DC. Just a few of the highlights below...
Getting the appropriate wardrobe together:
Wilson did the deal, but Oshie did the dirty work! pic.twitter.com/O8DvUHJKe6— Eugene Soh (@e_soh) June 9, 2018
Pre-baseball game media session:
“Russian Machine never breaks...”— NBC Sports Capitals (@NBCSCapitals) June 9, 2018
“...he’s breaking” pic.twitter.com/vk6n0LmIMK
Ovi’s opening pitch(es):
Just a few cold ones at the Nats game:
This is the best interview of 2018.@masnKolko asks Ovi what it's like to be in front of this many D.C. sports fans after winning the Stanley Cup.— Jake Russell (@_JakeRussell) June 9, 2018
He and his teammates start singing "We Are The Champions." pic.twitter.com/udAJuOVIZQ
The now infamous “Cup stand” begins:
This is (I think?) Brooks Orpik doing a keg stand out of the Stanley Cup so y’know, that’s a thing that happened pic.twitter.com/zvgElkSXML— Molly (@onlyoneloislane) June 9, 2018
After one drinks headfirst from the Cup, there’s only one thing left to do - go for a swim:
Time to split up - half to Georgetown for pizza and tattoos...
safe to say Burakovsky will remember this win forever pic.twitter.com/vSDRBmoUOQ— NBC Sports Capitals (@NBCSCapitals) June 10, 2018
anytime he needs! though i don’t think it worked really well.— ELLEN (@lnrnts) June 11, 2018
before getting tattooed, he asked me if tattoos hurt. i told him that they hurt less than getting hit by a puck. guess i was wrong ♀️ haha pic.twitter.com/8fz0wOViet
...the other half to Cafe Milano for more drinks and singing:
And finally, to the roof! Because... that’s safe.
Of course, the festivities didn’t end there or for many days after, but it was on that Saturday that a jubilant Washington, DC area embraced this hockey team... and they embraced the city right back.
And no one died.
What a moment.