The storyline heading into Monday night's series finale between the Capitals and New York Islanders was Washington's troubled history in Game Sevens.
It was a win-or-go-home situation for the Capitals in Game 7 on Monday night at Verizon Center against the Islanders. They won. And on they move. Follow the reaction here.
If the Caps want to beat the New York Islanders in Game Seven and move on to the next round, a fast start would go a long way.
Ramon Sessions knew his Wizards were prepared, but even he didn't see this Game 4 performance coming. He spoke with our Postgame Live crew after the game.
New coach, new year, same result. Through six games, the Capitals and the New York Islanders are deadlocked at three wins apiece and will need Game 7 to decide the victor.