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Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Pittsburgh Penguins fans cram into Downtown for the city's Stanley Cup victory parade

Posted By on Wed, Jun 14, 2017 at 8:00 PM

click to enlarge Sidney Crosby holds the Stanley Cup in the 2017 Stanley Cup victory parade. - CP PHOTOS BY JORDAN MILLER
  • CP photos by Jordan Miller
  • Sidney Crosby holds the Stanley Cup in the 2017 Stanley Cup victory parade.

Pittsburgh City officials say more than 650,000 people came Downtown today for a victory parade honoring the Pittsburgh Penguins' Stanley Cup Championship. While that number seems almost impossibly high — the city's population is a bit more than 300,000 and there are just 1.2 million people in Allegheny County — there were tons of people in town today and they were ready to party. It got so crazy, apparently, that the Pens' Phil Kessel even signed a screaming baby a la Ricky Bobby and Donald Trump.

Our photo intern Jordan Miller was on hand to capture the sights and sounds of today's parade. Check out her photos below, including highlights and a slideshow of 50 images.

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click to enlarge Chris Kunitz
  • Chris Kunitz
click to enlarge Marc-André Fleury
  • Marc-André Fleury
click to enlarge Evgeni Malkin
  • Evgeni Malkin
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click to enlarge Kris Letang
  • Kris Letang
click to enlarge Penguins owner Mario Lemieux
  • Penguins owner Mario Lemieux


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