Facts and Figures: Washington Capitals in Game 7

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Alex Ovechkin checks Carl Hagelin.  (credit: Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

Alex Ovechkin checks Carl Hagelin. (credit: Greg Fiume/Getty Images)

LANHAM, Md. (CBSDC) — The last time the Washington Capitals hosted a Game 7 in the Stanley Cup Playoffs, they lost to the Montreal Canadians 2-1. That was on April 28, 2010 according to 106.7 The FAN Caps reporter Sky Kerstein who spent much of Monday tweeting facts and figures that foreshadow tonight’s winner take all contest.

Here are a few other nuggets tweeted and retweeted by Kerstein that may be of interest.

  • In their last 17 games (including playoffs), the Caps are 2-10 when Alex Ovechkin doesn’t score. They’re 5-0 when he does.
  • The Caps are 2-6 all-time at home in Game 7’s
  • The Rangers are 0-4 all-time on the road in Game 7’s
  • The Caps are 3-8 all-time in Game 7’s (home and road)
  • The Caps are 1-0 against the Rangers at home in Game 7’s

Kerstein and Grant Paulsen will host a special pregame show beginning at 7 p.m. leading up to tonight’s contest on 106.7 The FAN.

Follow Sky Kerstein and 106.7 The Fan on Twitter.

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