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Fans line the parade route as the Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings come through on five double decker buses on Figueroa Street in downtown Los Angeles.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times

Kings' Matt Greene holds the Stanley Cup during a parade along Figueroa Street in downtown Los Angeles.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

Kings' teammates wave to fans as they parade down Figueroa Street with the Stanley Cup.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times

Kings' fans show their spirit during a parade honoring the Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Patrick T. Fallon / Los Angeles Times

Kings' fans celebrate during the championship parade.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

Kings, from left, Dustin Penner, Drew Doughty and Mike Richards ride the victory bus in front of Staples Center.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

Trudy De Fino of Mission Hills dons a mini-Stanley Cup trophy as she waits to see the L.A. Kings with the real Stanley Cup outside Staples Center.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times

Kings' Jeff Carter applauds in front of Staples Center after a parade honoring the Stanley Cup champions.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

Kings' Dustin Brown and Anze Kopitar hoist the Stanley Cup as they pass by Staples Center on Chick Hearn Lane at the end of a victory parade down Figueroa Street.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times

Kings players hoist the Stanley Cup as they pass by Staples Center at the end of a victory parade down Figueroa Street.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Robert Gauthier / Los Angeles Times

Jonathan Quick holds the Stanley Cup as he enters Staples Center at the conclusion of the Los Angeles Kings' victory parade.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gary Friedman / Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles firefighters get a good view along Figueroa Street as they join fans watching the parade honoring the Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Kings player Anze Kopitar hoists the cup above his head during the parade in downtown Los Angeles.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Barbara Davidson / Los Angeles Times

Kings fans line the streets on downtown Los Angeles for the parade honoring the Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Kings fan Alexis Piercy, 11, of Palmdale gets into the spirit as she joins her family and other fans lining Figueroa Street waiting for the Kings' victory parade to begin.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Kings fans watch as a parade honoring the team winds its way through downtown Los Angeles.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

Fans cheer as buses head down Figueroa Street carrying Kings players during the Stanley Cup parade.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Barbara Davidson / Los Angeles Times

A makeshift sign on a downtown building pays tribute to the Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Fans cheer as buses head down Figueroa Street carrying Kings players.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Barbara Davidson / Los Angeles Times

Kings fans line up on Figueroa Street as they get in the spirit for the parade honoring the Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Kings fans celebrating outside Staples Center know who's No. 1.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Brian Mantooth, 6, in the arms of his mother, Kelly Mantooth, both of Norwalk, can't wait for the festivities to begin.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Fans and confetti outside Staples Center after a parade honoring the team concluded.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Patrick T. Fallon / Los Angeles Times

Confetti flies as L.A. Kings players, from left, Jonathan Quick, Matt Greene, Anze Kopitar and captain Dustin Brown celebrate while hoisting the Stanley Cup upon arrival at Staples Center during a parade honoring the Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings in downtown Los Angeles.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Thousands of fans cheer as the Los Angeles Kings are introduced with the Stanley Cup during a championship rally at Staples Center after the parade.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Kings fans take photos of the players and Stanley Cup during a championship rally at Staples Center on Thursday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

Luc Robitaille, Kings president, and Tim Leiweke, president and chief executive of AEG, laugh during a speech by goalie Jonathan Quick during a championship rally at Staples Center on Thursday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

Kings players pose for photos with their autographed jerseys during the rally at Staples Center on Thursday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

Kings players watch a video showing their playoff run during a championship rally at Staples Center on Thursday.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

Thousands of fans cheer at Staples Center as the Los Angeles Kings are introduced with the Stanley Cup during a championship rally that followed the parade.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

L.A. Kings goalie Jonathan Quick thanks fans as he stands with the Stanley Cup at Staples Center during the championship rally that followed the parade.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Bob Miller, Los Angeles Kings television play-by-play announcer, proclaims "The Kings are Stanley Cup champions" during the championship rally at Staples Center.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gary Friedman / Los Angeles Times

Kings players wave during the rally at Staples Center following the parade in downtown Los Angeles.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Barbara Davidson / Los Angeles Times

Dustin Penner of the Los Angeles Kings returns to his seat after speaking during the rally at Staples Center.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Gary Friedman / Los Angeles Times

Kings fan Mark Leib cheers the team during the rally inside Staples Center following the parade.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Barbara Davidson / Los Angeles Times

Kings goalie Jonathan Quick carries the Con Smythe Trophy, awarded to the most valuable player, during the championship rally at Staples Center.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Wally Skalij / Los Angeles Times

Fans photograph the Los Angels Kings team posing with the Stanley Cup during a "Championship Rally" that followed the parade at Staples Center.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

Thousands of fans cheer as the Los Angeles Kings are introduced with the Stanley Cup during the championship rally at Staples Center that followed the parade.

PHOTOGRAPH BY: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times

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The Los Angeles Kings are celebrating their first Stanley Cup championship with a parade and rally Thursday in downtown Los Angeles.

Players, coaches and other team officials will ride double-decker buses down a one-mile stretch of Figueroa Street, city officials said, beginning at noon at 5th Street. The procession is expected to last 30 to 45 minutes, and end between L.A. Live and Staples Center.

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1 Comment

  1. June 14, 2012, 4:20 pm

    I wish I was able to be there. The Kings finally winning the cup is such an emotional event if you've been a fan through the heartaches and down years.

    By: ALEXPEXP@AOL.COM

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