Rain doesn’t stop the Panthers from celebrating Stanley Cup victory

Matthew Tkachuk was drenched. Such is life when you’re out in an absolute downpour for a few hours. He did not seem to be bothered by this whatsoever.

And as the star Florida forward looked out at the crowd of people, tens of thousands of them, packed onto Fort Lauderdale Beach on Sunday afternoon for the Panthers’ parade and celebration for winning the Stanley Cup, Tkachuk decided to offer a quick weather update.

“I heard it’s 70 degrees and sunny in Edmonton,” Tkachuk said. “But they ain’t got no Cup.”

Not even a torrential downpour — so severe that flood warnings were issued — accompanied by a massive lightning storm, could halt the Panthers’ Stanley Cup celebration, one that the franchise had waited forever to have.

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