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2015 NHL Stanley Cup Final - Game Six

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In a quest to repeat as Hockey World Champions, the Washington Capitals took the first step towards that goal.

In the first ever playoff meeting between the Capitals and the Carolina Hurricanes, the Caps came off as the more experienced team with over 1,000 games of playoff experience between the two.

In a game when the stars have to show up and show out; the Capitals Nicklas Backstrom, Tom Wilson and Alex Ovechkin all showed up when the puck first hit the ice.

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