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Top-seeded ’84-’85 Capitals Come Back From 3-2 Series Deficit to Defeat 3rd-seeded ’09-’10 Capitals to Clinch First UNP Berth

Here is the 2016 Washington Capitals Qualifying Tournament in its entirety. The top-seeded ’84-’85 Washington Capitals stormed out of the gate with four goals in the first period of Game 1, two of them coming from Dave Christian. The 3rd-seeded … Continue reading

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3rd-seeded ’83-’84 Capitals Sweep 5th-seeded ’14-’15 Capitals, Will Make Their UNP Debut

The 3rd-seeded ’83-’84 Capitals were the better team right from the start. They got a 25-save shutout performance in Game 1 from goalie Al Jensen as they won 4-0. Bob Carpenter lead them offensively with a goal and two assists. … Continue reading

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5th-seeded ’14-’15 Capitals Defeat Reigning Representatives, 8th-seeded ’08-’09 Capitals in Six Games

It was the 8th-seeded ’08-’09 Capitals that got the jump first in the series with a 4-1 win in Game 1. Defenseman Mike Green scored twice as they defeated the 5th-seeded ’14-’15 Capitals, 4-1. Then, the ’08-’09 Capitals held a … Continue reading

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2nd-seeded ’89-’90 Capitals Sweep 7th-seeded ’10-’11 Capitals Behind Beaupre’s Efforts

Game 1 was the only game of this series where the 2nd-seeded ’89-’90 Capitals had a clear advantage in the statistics. They outshot the 7th-seeded ’10-’11 Capitals 44-33 on their way to a 4-2 win. Dale Hunter posted a goal … Continue reading

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5th-seeded ’14-’15 Capitals Blow 3-0 Series Lead, But OT Winner from Orpik in Game 7 Leads Them Over 4th-seeded ’85-’86 Capitals

The 5th-seeded ’14-’15 Capitals started the series with a blowout win in Game 1, 6-1. They scored four goals in the first period alone, including two from Alex Ovechkin. Then, in Game 2, they needed just two goals from Nicklas … Continue reading

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