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Capitals' Stanley Cup parade rolls in capital

For a city known for parades, inaugural and otherwise, it's the first for a championship team in the major four North American professional sports leagues since the NFL's Redskins in 1992. (Source: Associated Press) For a city known for parades, inaugural and otherwise, it's the first for a championship team in the major four North American professional sports leagues since the NFL's Redskins in 1992. (Source: Associated Press)

WASHINGTON (AP) - The Capitals held their Stanley Cup parade Tuesday morning at 11 a.m., riding down Constitution Avenue to the National Mall to celebrate the first championship in franchise history.

The team announced details of the parade and rally Friday shortly before players, coaches and staff returned from their clinching Game 5 victory in Las Vegas

For a city known for parades, inaugural and otherwise, it's the first for a championship team in the major four North American professional sports leagues since the NFL's Redskins in 1992.


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The team encouraged fans to take public transportation and bring plenty of water.

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