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Pittsburgh celebrates Penguins Stanley Cup title

| Wednesday, June 14, 2017, 7:06 a.m.
Goalie Matt Murray (left) and center Nick Bonino wave Wednesday, June 14, 2017, to fans celebrating the Penguins' Stanley Cup win.
Andrew Russell | Tribune-Review
Goalie Matt Murray (left) and center Nick Bonino wave Wednesday, June 14, 2017, to fans celebrating the Penguins' Stanley Cup win.
Sidney Crosby, captain of the Pittsburgh Penguins, hoists the Stanley Cup during the victory parade on June 14, 2017.
Sean Stipp | Tribune-Review
Sidney Crosby, captain of the Pittsburgh Penguins, hoists the Stanley Cup during the victory parade on June 14, 2017.
Fans line the parking garages along the Boulevard of the Allies in Pittsburgh for a bird's-eye view of the Penguins' victory parade on Wednesday, June 14, 2017.
Andrew Russell | Tribune-Review
Fans line the parking garages along the Boulevard of the Allies in Pittsburgh for a bird's-eye view of the Penguins' victory parade on Wednesday, June 14, 2017.
Lexi Shandor, 16, of Baldwin waits Wednesday, June 14, 2017, along the Boulevard of the Allies in Pittsburgh before the start of the parade celebrating the Penguins' Stanley Cup win.
Andrew Russell | Tribune-Review
Lexi Shandor, 16, of Baldwin waits Wednesday, June 14, 2017, along the Boulevard of the Allies in Pittsburgh before the start of the parade celebrating the Penguins' Stanley Cup win.
Lexi Shandor, 16, of Baldwin waits along the Boulevard of the Allies in Pittsburgh for the Penguins's victory parade to begin Wednesday, June 14, 2017.
Andrew Russell | Tribune-Review
Lexi Shandor, 16, of Baldwin waits along the Boulevard of the Allies in Pittsburgh for the Penguins's victory parade to begin Wednesday, June 14, 2017.
Larry Manalo (center), 20, of Upper St. Clair plays street hockey with his siblings, Claire, 11, and Lucas, 14, along the Boulevard of the Allies in Pittsburgh before the victory parade begins Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Andrew Russell | Tribune-Review
Larry Manalo (center), 20, of Upper St. Clair plays street hockey with his siblings, Claire, 11, and Lucas, 14, along the Boulevard of the Allies in Pittsburgh before the victory parade begins Wednesday, June 14, 2017
Zack Brickner of Hampton, Va., came to the championship celebration dressed as a Stanley Cup on Wednesday, June 14, 2017.
Andrew Russell | Tribune-Review
Zack Brickner of Hampton, Va., came to the championship celebration dressed as a Stanley Cup on Wednesday, June 14, 2017.
Zack Brickner, of Hampton, Va., came to the championship celebration dressed as a Stanley Cup on Wednesday, June 14, 2017.
Andrew Russell | Tribune-Review
Zack Brickner, of Hampton, Va., came to the championship celebration dressed as a Stanley Cup on Wednesday, June 14, 2017.
Fans line up near Point State Park in Pittsburgh waiting for the start of the parade and rally to celebrate the Pittsburgh Penguins Stanley Cup victory on Wednesday, June 14, 2017.
Brian Rittmeyer | Tribune-Review
Fans line up near Point State Park in Pittsburgh waiting for the start of the parade and rally to celebrate the Pittsburgh Penguins Stanley Cup victory on Wednesday, June 14, 2017.
Dustin Gustafson shows off his 'Penguins' tattoo on Wednesday, June 14, 2017, while waiting for the Stanley Cup victory parade to arrive at Point State Park in Pittsburgh.
Brian Rittmeyer | Tribune-Review
Dustin Gustafson shows off his 'Penguins' tattoo on Wednesday, June 14, 2017, while waiting for the Stanley Cup victory parade to arrive at Point State Park in Pittsburgh.
A view of Point State Park as fans await the start of the parade and rally to celebrate Pittsburgh Pensguins Stanley Cup victory on Wednesday, June 14, 2017.
Brian Rittmeyer | Tribune-Review
A view of Point State Park as fans await the start of the parade and rally to celebrate Pittsburgh Pensguins Stanley Cup victory on Wednesday, June 14, 2017.
Fans await the start of the parade and rally to celebrate the Pittsburgh Penguins' Stanley Cup victory at Point State Park in Pittsburgh on Wednesday, June 14, 2017.
Brian Rittmeyer | Tribune-Review
Fans await the start of the parade and rally to celebrate the Pittsburgh Penguins' Stanley Cup victory at Point State Park in Pittsburgh on Wednesday, June 14, 2017.
Fans crowd into Point State Park during the Penguins' Stanley Cup victory parade Wednesday, June 14, 2017, in Downtown Pittsburgh.
Matthew Santoni | Tribune-Review
Fans crowd into Point State Park during the Penguins' Stanley Cup victory parade Wednesday, June 14, 2017, in Downtown Pittsburgh.
Sidney Crosby hoists the Stanley Cup on Wednesday, June 14, 2017, during the parade celebrating the Penguins' Stanley Cup win.
Andrew Russell | Tribune-Review
Sidney Crosby hoists the Stanley Cup on Wednesday, June 14, 2017, during the parade celebrating the Penguins' Stanley Cup win.
Patric Hörnqvist raises his fists in victory Wednesday, June 14, 2017, as he rides down the Boulevard of the Allies during the parade celebrating the Penguins' Stanley Cup win.
Andrew Russell | Tribune-Review
Patric Hörnqvist raises his fists in victory Wednesday, June 14, 2017, as he rides down the Boulevard of the Allies during the parade celebrating the Penguins' Stanley Cup win.
Mea Musillo, 10, of Upper St. Clair stays cool while waiting for the Penguins' victory parade to begin Wednesday, June 14, 2017.
Andrew Russell | Tribune-Review
Mea Musillo, 10, of Upper St. Clair stays cool while waiting for the Penguins' victory parade to begin Wednesday, June 14, 2017.
Patric Hörnqvist slaps hands with fans Wednesday, June 14, 2017, on the Boulevard of the Allies during the Pittsburgh Penguins' victory parade celebrating the team's Stanley Cup win.
Andrew Russell | Tribune-Review
Patric Hörnqvist slaps hands with fans Wednesday, June 14, 2017, on the Boulevard of the Allies during the Pittsburgh Penguins' victory parade celebrating the team's Stanley Cup win.

Pittsburgh celebrated the Penguins' Stanley Cup title with a victory parade and rally Wednesday in Downtown.

The parade started on Grant Street at Liberty Avenue in Downtown and finished with a rally in Point State Park.

According to the city, Operations Chief Guy Costa estimated the crowd size of the parade and rally to be 650,000 people, which would surpass the crowd of more than 400,000 that showed up for the Penguins' parade last year.


TribLive.com reporters Jonathan Bombulie and Kevin Gorman were Live on Facebook.


The Penguins on Twitter.

A fan got close to Sidney and the Cup.

NHL shared a video of Nick Bonino and his baby.

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