Stanley Cup final: Blackhawks celebrate their championship


The Blackhawks beat the Bruins in stunning fashion to win the Stanley Cup. Bring on the GIFs!

With less than a minute remaining in Game 6 between the Chicago Blackhawks and the Boston Bruins, Dave Bolland scored the goal that would give Chicago another Stanley Cup championship banner:


... and the celebrations began!


Well, not for Claude Julien. He was NOT celebrating.

... But all of the Blackhawks were!


After the initial rush of emotion, it was time for the handshake conga line:


And then Chicago captain Jonathan Toews lifted the Cup:


Toews didn't look anywhere near as cool as Andrew Shaw, though, as the latter hoisted the Cup while bleeding from an earlier injury:


The celebrating wasn't confined to Boston, though. Back in Chicago, fans took to the streets in what was either an awesome spontaneous celebration or an amateur recreation of a scene from World War Z:


Your 2013 Stanley Cup Champion Chicago Blackhawks!

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