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PHOTO: Osama Bin Laden Death Celebrated By Many Capitals Fans

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The historic news of Osama Bin Laden's death just so happened to occur on the same night the Washington Capitals had a pivotal NHL Playoff game against the Tampa Bay Lightning. If you've been around Washington D.C. at all in the last month, you've probably noticed a lot of Capitals jerseys. It therefore shouldn't be much of a surprise that many people who went down to the White House to celebrate Bin Laden's death did so in Capitals jerseys.

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Some came from the game itself. Others came from their homes and were Rocking the Red because that's what they'd wear. Either way, there was a lot of Capitals gear out on Pennsylvania Avenue Saturday night, and they were cheering something that transcended a key hockey playoff game. For one night, we can all forget about the doomsday scenario of the Capitals being down 0-2 and celebrate something that truly matters.

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(Screengrab via CBS News. Other must-reads include Stephen Whyno's report for the Washington Times from the White House, as well as some more Capitals photos from Russian Machine Never Breaks. Also, as usual, On Frozen Blog was very eloquent here).

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