Capitals have 'a little extra fire' for Rangers
WASHINGTON -- The Washington Capitals, a team breaking hearts every year in the playoffs.
Along comes Adam Oates, and they go farther than ever before in his first full season.
That was 1997-98, when the Capitals advanced to the Stanley Cup finals for the first time, when Oates the player had six goals and 11 assists in the postseason.
Washington didn't win the title, but it was a historic run for a franchise that had become a playoff regular with the reputation for flaming ...
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