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Washington Capitals and Game 7s: An Anthology

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    NEWSLETTERS

    Here we are again. Game 7.

    The Washington Capitals are quite familiar with this situation, having played in such a game in five of their last seven playoff series, including this Wednesday's series-deciding game against the Boston Bruins at TD Garden.

    Recall with me now the other nine Game 7's in franchise history. Think of this as one of those anthologies that you can order on television, except there aren't too many greatest hits to cherish...

    April 28, 2010: Game 7 v. Montreal

    May 15, 2009: Game 7 v. Pittsburgh

    April 28, 2009: Game 7 v. New York Rangers

    April 22, 2008: Game 7 v. Philadelphia

    May 18, 1995: Game 7 v. Pittsburgh

    May 1, 1992: Game 7 v. Pittsburgh - No video (which is probably a good thing).

    April 30, 1988: Game 7 v. New Jersey - Again, no video.

    April 16, 1988: Game 7 v. Philadelphia

     

    April 18, 1987: Game 7 v. New York Islanders ("The Easter Epic")

    Now that you've perused history, how will April 25, 2012, be remembered? Will it be a historic victory for the Caps? Or another meltdown of historic proporions?

    Either way, we will witness history.


    Adam Vingan is co-founder and editor of Kings Of Leonsis, a Caps-centric blog, and is the Capitals Editor for SB Nation. Follow him on Twitter @Adam_KOL and e-mail your story ideas to adamvingan (at) gmail.com.