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Louis Blues parade, rally celebrates team's ‘worst to first' season

WATCH LIVE @ Noon: Fans shrug off rain to honor Stanley Cup champion Blues St. Louis Blues celebrate Stanley Cup victory with colorful parade
Shannon Reynolds | 19 June, 2019, 13:30

For the first time in franchise history, the St. Louis Blues are champions of the National Hockey League.

The parade was followed by a victory rally beneath the Gateway Arch.

Thousands of spectators lined the parade route hours before the parade got underway camping out in the rain or shine for the chance to secure a good spot.

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The Blues made history by winning their first Stanley cup in the team's 52-year National Hockey League existence by beating the Boston Bruins 4-1 in Game 7 on Wednesday. "It still hasn't sunk in yet", he said. St. Louis took a 2-0 lead in the first and never looked back, and were awarded by hoisting Lord Stanley above their heads. "I'm still crying." Hull came up empty after playing for the Blues from 1988-98, but was a member of Stanley Cup-winning teams with the Dallas Stars and Detroit Red Wings.

Coach Craig Berube, who took over when Mike Yeo was sacked in November, is the fourth coach in the past 11 years hired in midseason to lead his team to the National Hockey League title. But this is unbelievable to see this scene right now. St. Louis Blues goaltender Jordan Binnington celebrates with fans on June 15, 2019, in St. Louis.

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