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Golden Knights fans exult online after historic sweep of Kings

Carrot Top, Vince Neil, other Vegas supporters excited after 1-0 series-clinching win @NHLdotcom

Vegas Golden Knights fans are clearly excited about their team's historic run through the Stanley Cup Playoffs.

Some of the highest-profile Vegas fans flooded social media to celebrate after the Golden Knights became the first expansion team in NHL history to sweep a playoff series in its first season when they defeated the Los Angeles Kings 1-0 in Game 4 of the Western Conference First Round on Tuesday.

Carrot Top, the prop comedian who resides in Vegas, almost could not believe the Golden Knights victory. The Blue Man Group, also fixtures in the Vegas entertainment scene, perfectly symbolized the four-game series win by posting an incredible video on Twitter.

Tweet from @RealCarrotTop: Omg!!! vegasgoldenknights sweep!! #goknights @nhl #stanleycup ������ #lasvegas

Tweet from @bluemangroup: Hey, @GoldenKnights! It���s not the #StanleyCupPlayoffs, but #BlueManVEGAS can sweep too. ���������� Congrats on winning round 1! �� #goknightsgo #vegasborn #stanleycup

Tiesto, a Dutch DJ who plays a residency in Las Vegas, was one of the first to post his congratulations for the Golden Knights. Vince Neil, lead singer of the band Motley Crue, was ecstatic to see the Golden Knights clinch their first playoff series win.

Tweet from @tiesto: Wow amazing guys!! @GoldenKnights congratulations!!! ������


The reaction wasn't confined just to social media. Many fans in Vegas watched from the pool at Mandalay Bay Resort and went wild after the Golden Knights sealed the sweep and a trip to the Western Conference Second Round.

Tweet from @GoldenKnights: The scene back at @MandalayBay #VegasBorn

Tweet from @GoldenKnights: shoutout to all of you watching from Mandalay Bay Beach�������������

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