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    Updated on Aug 25, 2020. Posted on Jun 12, 2012

    23 Photos Of Los Angeles' Riot-y Reaction To Winning The Stanley Cup

    The police were out in force to prevent anything too serious, so we avoided a repeat of last year's Vancouver riots. (Of course, in that case, Vancouver lost.) But there were still small riots and civil disobedience after the Kings won the Stanley Cup.

    1. Before the game, police prepped for what would happen afterward.

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    3. Sure enough, the Kings secured their first Stanley Cup in franchise history that night, and fans poured into the streets. LAPD was watching.

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    10. These two were detained for taunting police.

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    12. And this guy was detained during the disturbances.

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    13. The word rioting came when a group of fans tried to overturn a city bus.

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    14. And when a cyclist was trampled by the stampeding crowd.

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    16. Also, there was a mosh pit.

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    17. The police contained and ultimately dispersed the crowd, partly due to these incidents.

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    21. Horses even had riot gear.

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    23. Bye, rioters!

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