10 Best Games in Washington Capitals History

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Counting down the ten best games in Washington Capitals history

The Washington Capitals have been around since the 1974-1975 season. They have played in over 3,000 games and won over 1,400 during that time. Some games are more meaningful than others. Some wins mean more than just extra points in the standings. Ten games stand out when you look at the history of the Capitals.

Whether it was because they were extremely exciting or because Caps fans look back at them today as turning points in franchise history, these ten games have helped shape the legacy of the Washington Capitals. This list will feature both regular season games and post-season games. Several factors were looked at when determining this list.

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  • How exciting was the game? Did it feature an epic comeback? Was it high scoring?
  • How relevant is the game when looked at in context?
  • What does the game mean to the Capitals right now?

I’ve been a Capitals fan since 1994 and have been obsessed with them ever since I went to my first Caps game. I’ve wanted to know more and more about them every day. I’ve had the pleasure of watching or being at almost all of these games. Let’s take a look at the Washington Capitals ten best games in team history.

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