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Ozzy, St. Louis celebrities congratulate Blues on Stanley Cup win

Artists from Gateway City excited for big Game 7 victory

by Dan O'Leary @DanOLeary25 / NHL.com Staff Writer

After the St. Louis Blues won their first Stanley Cup on Wednesday, more than a few celebrities who call the Gateway City home - and even one legendary English rocker with a tenuous connection to the team - had nothing but love for the Blues.

Ozzy Osbourne, the Black Sabbath frontman who shared a picture of himself in a Blues jersey before the start of Game 7 later sent out a message when the Blues secured the win.

Tweet from @OzzyOsbourne: Congrats @StLouisBlues on your #StanleyCup win! https://t.co/iabzaDpxMQ

Osbourne was born in England and resides in Los Angeles. The only connection he has to the team is an infamous mugshot from a 1984 arrest. In it, he is wearing a Blues jersey. 

Osbourne shared that photo a few days ago.

Tweet from @OzzyOsbourne: Let���s go @StLouisBlues! pic.twitter.com/VxYupt288K

Many more with a stronger connection to the city had congrats to share with the Blues.

Two-time Emmy winner Sterling K. Brown, a native of St. Louis, was pumped up for the Blues victory.

Tweet from @SterlingKBrown: Way to go, Blues!!!!!! @StLouisBlues

Another St. Louis native, comic Cedric the Entertainer, took to Instagram to celebrate his team.

Instagram from @cedtheentertainer: Hey Stanley! We got the cup 🏆. St.Louis for the win.... congrats to the home town team. #STL. #soStLouis

Instagram from @cedtheentertainer: Lets go #Blues. #soStLouis #stanleycup

Perhaps no one is more vocally St. Louis than rapper Nelly. The "Country Grammar" performer shared a pair of videos on Instagram showing he couldn't hold back his excitement.

Instagram from @nelly: Unreal first ever..!!!!!!!!!!! Congrats again to the best team in the @nhl ""The @stlouisblues"" 🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆🏆

Blues superfan Andy Cohen of Bravo TV was at the game watching live and shared some post game reaction.

Tweet from @NHL: Let the celebration begin, @Andy! #StanleyCup Confidential pic.twitter.com/6b96FFH6tp

And of course, the social media account for the late singer of the Blues victory song "Gloria," Laura Branigan, run by her former manager Kathy Golik, had to weigh in.

Tweet from @laurabranigan: 1/2 CONGRATULATIONS @StLouisBlues on making HISTORY tonight with your FIRST #StanleyCup WIN!! On behalf of Laura Branigan we are SO PROUD of you!!! ~ Kathy Golik, Other Half Entertainment #LGB #PlayGloria #LauraBranigan #StanleyCup #LauraBraniganGloria #NHL pic.twitter.com/8scmOdQm7B

After this victory, they are going to be playing "Gloria" in St. Louis for a long, long time.

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