350K Fete Victorious Penguins

By Harry Kimball,  Newser Staff
Posted Jun 15, 2009 2:18 PM CDT
Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby, right, and goalie Marc-Andre Fleury ride with the Stanley Cup along the victory parade route in Pittsburgh.   (AP Photo)
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(Newser) – Pittsburgh celebrated its Stanley Cup-winning Penguins today with a parade that may have drawn upward of 350,000, the Post-Gazette reports. Revelers began arriving at the parade route in center-city at 4:30am, and by 10:15 there were already 185,000 happy fans. At a downtown Starbucks with lines out the door, an employee said they had run out of pastries: “That usually doesn’t happen.” (Read more Pittsburgh Penguins stories.)