Photos: Capitals Fans Rock the Red Downtown After Game 3 Victory

It was a historic moment when the Capitals soundly defeated the Vegas Golden Knights 3-1 in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final: It was the team's first Final win on their home ice. Fans, riled up from a Sting and Shaggy concert ahead of the game and a rousing match, took over streets around Capital One Arena in celebration.

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The streets outside Capital One Arena became a sea of red after the Caps' Game 3 victory.
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Streets were closed for blocks around the arena.
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Several Stanley Cup lookalikes passed through the crowd.
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Fans were scaling light poles on 7th Street.
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News4's Leon Harris high-fived a fan in the crowd.
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A man and a boy cheer for the Game 3 victory.
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The crowd chanted: "Let's go Caps!" and "We want the cup!"
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Fans' excitement couldn't be contained.
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Many fans had gathered to watch the games on a big screen outside the arena.
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You could hardly see the National Portrait Gallery steps underneath the crowd of fans.
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Fans cheer at the final buzzer.
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