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Connolly's goal excites young fan

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Cup Final, Gm4: Keelan Moxley, who famously received a puck from Brett Connolly earlier in the playoffs, is ecstatic after he scores in the 3rd

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No one was happier about Brett Connolly's goal than 6-year-old Keelan Moxley.

The young superfan went with the big celly after the Washington Capitals forward scored the final goal in a 6-2 win against the Vegas Golden Knights in Game 4 of the Stanley Cup Final on Monday.


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The two have a history together.

Moxley became a viral star after Connolly delivered her a puck before Game 2 of the Eastern Conference First Round against the Columbus Blue Jackets. It took a couple of tries, if you recall.

The Capitals arranged a meeting with Connolly, and she and her family have been invited to Capitals home games since, including Game 4 at Capital One Arena.

Moxley's reaction lit up social media, and like so many of the other fans in Washington, she was pretty happy to see the Capitals move within one game of their first Stanley Cup championship.


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