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SportFans shrug off rain to honor Stanley Cup champion Blues

19:00  15 june  2019
19:00  15 june  2019 Source:   ap.org

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The Blues ended one of sports' longest championship droughts on Wednesday by beating the Boston Bruins 4-1 in Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Final Fans poured into the city for the celebration. There were no immediate crowd estimates, but local leaders' expectations of at least a half-million people

The Blues joined the NHL as an expansion team in 1967 and made it to the Stanley Cup Final in each of the team’s first three seasons, without winning a game. Fans began lining the streets hours before the parade, despite the rain . The parade will travel down Market Street to the Gateway Arch for a rally.

Fans shrug off rain to honor Stanley Cup champion Blues © APWF St. Louis Blues from left Brayden Schenn, Jordan Binnington, Joel Edmundson, Robert Bortuzzo and Vladimir Tarasenko, of Russia, right, celebrate with the Stanley Cup in the locker room after defeating the Boston Bruins in Game 7 of the NHL Stanley Cup Final, Wednesday, June 12, 2019, in Boston. (Dave Sandford/Pool via AP)

ST. LOUIS (AP) Large crowds are gathering in downtown St. Louis despite heavy rain, awaiting a parade and rally to honor the Stanley Cup champion St. Louis Blues.

The Blues beat the Boston Bruins 4-1 Wednesday in Game 7 to win their first championship. The Blues joined the NHL as an expansion team in 1967 and made it to the Stanley Cup Final in each of the team's first three seasons, without winning a game. The team hadn't been back until this year.

Fans began lining the streets hours before the parade, despite the rain. The parade will travel down Market Street to the Gateway Arch for a rally.

The last time St. Louis celebrated a major championship was when the Cardinals won the 2011 World Series.

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