Tonight, the Capitals will play game seven against the New York Islanders. It will be the tenth time the club has played in a game seven in the playoffs. Of the nine that have come before, the Caps have won three.
|Year||Oh God What Happened|
|2013||Lost 5-0 to the Rangers|
|2012||Lost 2-1 to the Rangers|
|2012||Beat the Bruins 2-1 in OT|
|2010||Lost 2-1 to the Canadiens|
|2009||Lost 6-2 to the Penguins|
|2009||Beat the Rangers 2-1|
|2008||Lost 3-2 to the Flyers|
|1995||Lost 5-0 to the Penguins|
|1992||Lost 3-1 to the Penguins|
|1988||Lost 3-2 to the Devils|
|1992||Beat the Flyers 5-4 in OT|
|1987||Lost 3-2 to the Islanders in 4OT|
Game seven (gay sev to those in the know) is a familiar, painful Capitals tradition– one that began in ’87 with the heartbreak that was the Easter Epic. No matter what happens tonight, the game will take years off your life. The anxiety is imminent, and it will certainly make you a worse employee and a lazier lover.
How are you preparing for the game? Are you wearing rad Caps gear? Is it radder than my my signed Bradley jersey? Are you making signs and taking them to the game? Got any chants in mind? What is your dog doing and is he/she cute?
Use this space to share your outfit, your plans, and your feels. We’ll get through this together.