Penguins fans that invade Verizon Center have an annoying tradition after every victory. The fans congregate at the steps of the National Portrait Gallery and chant Let’s Go Pens (and other terrible things), aggravating somber Caps fans as they return home.
But Saturday night, the Caps won.
Pens fans did not invade the steps. Caps fans defended them. And it was awesome.
The steps have been defended pic.twitter.com/N0vRVvfE0L
— Capitals Outsider (@CapsOutsider) May 7, 2017
Video from @CapsOutsider
Reader Richard D. also sent a photo along to us of two Caps fans wearing Deadguins shirts, posing in front of the Smithsonian.
Here’s another picture.
Caps fans take back the steps pic.twitter.com/YFNVTeewU3
— carrie (@carabahniuk) May 7, 2017
This is so much more fun to see than this…
Here is your Pens Fans storming the steps pic.twitter.com/Zmhq6DzYRa
— Dan Kingerski (@Budmoonshine) April 30, 2017
Returning faithful fans to the steps pic.twitter.com/bUj1sCYxph
— Pens Knitting Lady (@PensKnittngLady) April 30, 2017
If the Caps manage to force a Game Seven and win, I have an idea. Let’s all go to the steps and chant Let’s Go Caps as loud as we can. There would be no better payback to all the years of playoff pain than to take Pens fans’ annoying tradition and use it against them.
I was there. It was a great feeling to chant "DC's OUR house" with the crowd https://t.co/O46Hb792do
— Sarah O (@soverson88) May 7, 2017
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