It was a hard-fought battle, but the Los Angeles Kings emerged triumphant with a double-overtime victory over the New York Rangers in Game 5 of the Stanley Cup finals. With the team playing on home ice, Los Angeles erupted with excitement, both on the streets and online.
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Hollywood reacted with the same level of excitement in seeing their home team bring home the Cup for the second time in three seasons. Many celebrities were live Tweeting the game, while others waited until it was over to trumpet their joy and support across the Internet.
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We’ve gathered some of the best and funniest reactions we saw, including a few kind words from some disheartened New York fans.
Every King needs his chalice… welcome home #StanleyCup!!
— Ryan Seacrest (@RyanSeacrest) June 14, 2014
KINGS WIN!!! The @LAKings best the @NYRangers in Double OT! So the Stanley Cup goes Hollywood! The Kings’ Royal Dynasty has begun! — KevinSmith (@ThatKevinSmith) June 14, 2014
WE DID IT http://t.co/wjY8yNfAgJ
— Chloë Grace Moretz (@ChloeGMoretz) June 14, 2014
#LAKinGs WIN WIN #Bac2Bac http://t.co/Ozc7j8s654 — Desean Jackson (@DeSeanJackson11) June 14, 2014
My executive producers @AndyLassner & @EdGlavin almost died tonight. Thanks @lakings for letting them live. pic.twitter.com/OOLsIuedR7 — Ellen DeGeneres (@TheEllenShow) June 14, 2014
Who needs #FridayThe13th when ur a @NYRangers fan? Look how long I’ve been loving our @LAKings! #StanleyCup http://t.co/P0xnQf1sN1 — Greg Grunberg (@greggrunberg) June 13, 2014
Wow what an intense game!! Amazing effort from both teams! Congrats @LAKings #stanleycupchampions — lindsey vonn (@lindseyvonn) June 14, 2014
Congrats LA Kings! — Rob Riggle (@RobRiggle) June 14, 2014
Congratulations to the @LAKings on a Second Cup @NHL http://t.co/84FlEC9xzW — David Boreanaz (@David_Boreanaz) June 14, 2014
I can’t believe I get to see this in person. #BecauseItsTheCup #GoKingsGo #2014StanleyCupChampionKings #butts — Wil Wheaton (@wilw) June 14, 2014
LA KINGS !!!! Wow what an incredible game !!!! Congrats to the KINGS . Great game RANGERS ! Wow http://t.co/QplZWCLPbJ — Derek Hough (@derekhough) June 14, 2014
Congratulations to our great L.A. Kings! GO KINGS GO!! #stanleycupchampions — Nancy Sinatra (@NancySinatra) June 14, 2014
Tears!!! #becauseitsthecup #GKG — Alyssa Milano (@Alyssa_Milano) June 14, 2014
Omg congrats you amazing @LAKings looks like we are having a parade. Awesome job. Way to go #LAKings — Patti Stanger (@pattistanger) June 14, 2014
congrats to @lakings #stanleycupchampions. no one has more grit than @nyrangers. inspiring and painful at the same time. 2 double OT loses. — Dierks Bentley (@DierksBentley) June 14, 2014
32 Quick – unbelievable goalie. Congrats Kings. Well deserved. @NYRangers did NOT make it easy though. Great game. — jimmy fallon (@jimmyfallon) June 14, 2014
“And they shall hold the cup of plenty, and rejoice.” (1 Kings 20:14). #LAKings — God (@TheTweetOfGod) June 14, 2014
.@BaileyLAKings and @ChanningTatum starting a new rally trend? #BecauseItsTheCup pic.twitter.com/nOtBsFNryf
— NHL (@NHL) June 14, 2014
Kings win! Kings win! Congratulations to the @LAKings! Incredible finish. #GoKingsGo #StanleyCup
— JERRY BRUCKHEIMER (@BRUCKHEIMERJB) June 14, 2014