WATCH: World Series champion Nationals took off their shirts, partied incredibly hard at Capitals game
D.C. championship celebrations remain undefeated
Shortly after the Washington Capitals won the Stanley Cup in 2018, they attended a Washington Nationals game and for the occasion. I mean, who could forget ? It was beautiful.
Well, on Sunday night, it was the Nationals' turn to repay the favor.
Fresh of their first World Series title and championship victory parade, the Nats headed to Capital One Arena on Sunday night to watch the Caps take on the Calgary Flames. As you'd imagine, most of the Nats were still riding high from their title celebration,, and weren't afraid to let the party carry over into the hockey rink.
But before the puck was dropped, a few Nats players visited the Caps' locker room and brought some hardware with them. Ryan Zimmerman thanked the Caps for supporting their championship run and announced the starting lineup before Adam Eaton greeted the team with and a new "Player of the Game" helmet for the Caps.
Then, Eaton hit the "Oshie Chug" through his jersey and sent the room into a frenzy.
Once the game got started, the Nats were rather rowdy up in their suite. The beer was flowing like wine and the shirts were cast away like Tom Hanks.
And the Nats proved to be a team of the people, sharing their booze with the fans in the stands below.
But perhaps the best highlight of the night came when a half-dozen Nationals players had the luxury of taking a ride on the Zamboni in between periods. It was the greatest intermission entertainment that fans could ask for (Red Panda not included) as the players immediately ripped off their shirts and had themselves a great time cruising around the rink.
The Caps were clearly inspired by the display of championship-level debauchery, as they beat Calgary 4-2 on home ice. Well, at least some of them were inspired.
After the game, the Caps and Nats once again met up in the locker room, this time for a joint rendition of "We Are The Champions."
And if you thought that would be the end of the night...well, silly you. The Nats hung around long after the final buzzer, eventually making their way out onto the ice with some sticks and pucks.
If it wasn't crystal clear as of yet, D.C. sports teams are incredibly good at post-championship partying. Stay hot, Nats...stay hot.
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