I've cried like three times today, I am so, so excited.>> The team's taking home the Stanley Cup after a 4-3 victory over the Las Vegas Golden Knights in game five. Superstar Alex Ovechkin became the first Russian-born captain to hold the trophy, and he won MVP for the playoffs.
>> We fight through it and we get results. And this is, right now I'm going home to our families, our fans, it's just something special.>> The Capitals outscored the Golden Knights across the last four games, 16 to 8. On Thursday, after a tight first period, the second opened up into a frantic back and forth where the teams scored a combined five goals.
Danish forward Lars Eller scored the winning goal with less than eight minutes left on the clock, slamming in a puck that had escaped Knights goalie Marc-Andre Fleury. Even though the game was being played in Vegas, fans crowded around the Capital One Arena in DC, some were climbing light poles and buildings.
>> C-A-P-S, Caps, Caps, Caps!>> While local bars were packed to capacity.>> Caps, Caps, Caps.>>