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DENVER (KDVR) — Avs Faithful are celebrating on Sunday night as the Avalanche are bringing the Stanley Cup back to Denver for the first time in 21 years.

The Avalanche defeated the back-to-back Stanley Cup champions, the Tampa Bay Lightning, Sunday night 2-1.

The Avs last won the Stanley Cup in 2001 when the team defeated the New Jersey Devils in seven games.

It won’t be a quiet Sunday night in Denver as thousands took to the street to celebrate the new Stanley Cup Champions.

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A Stanley Cup Championship parade will take place Thursday in Denver and will be carried live on FOX31 News.