Los Angeles Kings Win First Stanley Cup: What Hollywood Is Saying
Matthew Perry, Alyssa Milano, Kevin Smith and Keith Olbermann are among those celebrating the NHL team's defeat of the New Jersey Devils in their first championship title Monday night.
Hollywood took to Twitter on Monday night to celebrate the Los Angeles Kings after the NHL team captured the first Stanley Cup in its 45-year history.
The Kings defeated the New Jersey Devils 6-1 in Game 6 of the best-of-seven championship series at L.A.'s Staples Center.
Those from Hollywood on hand for Game 6 were Matthew Perry, Ellen Page, Zac Efron, James Gandolfini, David and Victoria Beckham, Colin Hanks, American Idol creator Simon Fuller, Dave Grohl, LL Cool J, Melanie Griffith, David Boreanaz, Alyssa Milano, House creator David Shore and John Ondrasik, also known as Five for Fighting.
The game was a popular topic on Twitter, with "We Are The Champions" -- the song played in Staples Center after the match ended -- become a trending topic among Los Angeles-based tweeters.
Perry, Milano and other famous names also hit Twitter after the game to share their enthusiasm over the win. Among the celebratory tweets:
Bring it home boys! #LAKings #LAKings #LAKings #LAKings #LAKings #LAKings #LAKings #LAKings #LAKings #LAKings #LAKings #LAKings
We win the Stanley Cup!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Congrats to the @LAKings - 2012 Stanley Cup champions. First Stanley Cup ever for their organization. Holy Grail of Sport. Kings are kings.
Kind of bizarre to think the day I broke the news the Kings had traded for Gretzky, we had 23 years, 10 months, 3 days to wait for The Cup
Congratulations to the LA kings and their fans. May the curse of '93 be lifted from both of our cities.
Congratulations to [head coach] Darryl Sutter and the Los Angeles Kings!!!
DEAFENING at the Staples Center! #KINGS up 6-1
Congrats to the #Kings!! Now, folks, please don't burn down our city. Please. :) Seriously, though.
GO KINGS!!! Congrats to the newly crowned #StanleyCup CHAMPIONS!
ESPN reporter and former Dancing With the Stars contestant Erin Andrews
"The Kings are kings"...great line by Doc...great story & moment..#congrats
#Kings Bring on the Cup!! #StanleyCup #LA'sCup #YoungbloodHappy
Congrats to the LA #Kings!!!!!! Champs!
Haven actress Emily Rose
Wow way to go #kings! Giving us some validation while we shoot in hockey land. #haven films in a hockey rink, 'lil known fact:) Sweet!
Rapper Warren G
Congratulations to the Los Angeles Kings baby!
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