Poster from the Washington Capitals Stanley Cup Parade held in Washington, DC on June 12, 2018

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Description (Brief)
Poster given to fans attending the Washington Capitals Stanley Cup Parade held in Washington, DC on June 12, 2018. The Washington Capitals were founded in 1974 as an expansion team and are a member of the Metropolitan Division of the eastern Conference in the National Hockey League. They played at the Capitals Center in Landover, Maryland until 1997 when they made the move to the Verizon Center located in the heart of Washington, DC. Ted Leonsis bought the team in 1999, drafted high profile players and began winning. Since 2009 the Capitals have won eleven division titles, three President’s trophies and in 2018, finally won the elusive Stanley Cup Championship.
Location
Currently not on view
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Cultural and Community Life: Sport and Leisure
Sports & Leisure
2018
ID Number
2018.3064.03
nonaccession number
2018.3064
catalog number
2018.3064.03
depicted
Washington Capitals
subject
Ice Hockey
Professional
Parades
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 12 in x 18 in; 30.48 cm x 45.72 cm
National Museum of American History
Object Name
poster, ice hockey
poster