Stanley Cup final: Blackhawks celebrate their championship

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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:

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... and the celebrations began!

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

... But all of the Blackhawks were!

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

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And then Chicago captain Jonathan Toews lifted the Cup:

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

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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:

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Your 2013 Stanley Cup Champion Chicago Blackhawks!

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