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Penguins fans storm the steps in D.C.

WASHINGTON -- There are always quite a few Pittsburgh fans in the building when the Penguins play the Capitals here in Washington.

I say "Pittsburgh" fans and not just "Penguins" fans because I saw more than a few Steelers jerseys and Terrible Towels around the arena today.

For at least the last decade, the local Penguins fans here have found their own place to celebrate wins as a group -- the steps of the National Portrait Gallery across the street from Capital One Arena.

That tradition continued after Sunday's tight 4-3 win over the Capitals:

 

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Another perk of living in DC, a block away from the arena, got to enjoy the post-game excitement of the @penguins fans!

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Pittsburgh 🖤

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Pens Win!

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And, as is tradition, Capitals fans were jammed up:

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