Who played in the 1998 Stanley Cup Finals?

Who played in the 1998 Stanley Cup Finals?

Detroit Red Wings
It was contested by the Western Conference champion and defending Stanley Cup champion Detroit Red Wings and the Eastern Conference champion Washington Capitals. It was the 105th year of the Stanley Cup being contested.

How many times have the Capitals been in the playoffs?

Photo by Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images. Summary – Since Alex Ovechkin joined the Capitals for his first season in 2005-06, the Capitals have made the playoffs 13 times.

Who knocked the Capitals out of the playoffs?

NHL playoffs: Washington Capitals beat Boston Bruins in OT in Game 1.

Who won the Stanley Cup in 1997 and 1998?

The 1997–98 Detroit Red Wings were the last team to defend their Stanley Cup title until the Pittsburgh Penguins successfully defended their Stanley Cup title in 2017.

Who won Stanley Cup in 1997?

1997 Stanley Cup Finals/Champion

1997 Detroit Red Wings Launching a celebration 42 years in the making, Darren McCarty scored the highlight-reel, Stanley Cup-winning goal as the Detroit Red Wings won their first Stanley Cup title since 1955 with a four-game final series sweep of the Philadelphia Flyers.

Who won Stanley Cup in 1998?

1998 Stanley Cup Finals/Champion
A sellout crowd at MCI Center watched the Detroit Red Wings claim their second straight Stanley Cup with a 4-1 victory over the Capitals on June 16. Detroit captain Steve Yzerman (drinking from the Cup) captured the Conn Smythe Trophy as the most valuable player of the playoffs.

Are the Washington Capitals out of the playoffs?

Capitals eliminated from Stanley Cup playoffs with Game 5 loss to Bruins – The Washington Post.

Did the Washington Capitals make the 2020 playoffs?

The Capitals advanced to the playoffs, but were eliminated by the New York Islanders in the first round in five games. …

Is the Washington Capitals out of the playoffs?

Has any team been swept in the Stanley Cup?

The Tampa Bay Lightning are one win away from being the first team in 23 years to sweep the Stanley Cup Final, but good luck trying to catch them looking that far ahead. The only team to come back from 3-0 in the Stanley Cup Final was the 1942 Toronto Maple Leafs over the Detroit Red Wings.