“Mr. Speaker, I rise with great joy and excitement to celebrate the tremendous victory last night by the Washington Capitals in the Stanley Cup finals,” Minority WhipSteny H. Hoyer said on the House floor Friday morning.
The Maryland Democrat continued: “The Caps had an extraordinary season and brought home a victory for the national capital region — its first major sports championship since 1992.”
Roll Call covered the celebrations in D.C. on Thursday evening as fans gathered near the Caps’ area in Chinatown to cheer the team on to their 4-3 victory.
Hoyer Celebrates Caps Win on House Floor
Here’s the evening in photos: