And this is how it ended. Just observe the video and allow it to sink in.
The Washington Capitals defeated the defending Stanley Cup champion Boston Bruins 2-1 in overtime Wednesday night at TD Garden in Boston. The win in Game 7 allows them to move on to the Eastern Conference Semifinals against an as-yet-unknown opponent.
Feels pretty good, doesn't it?
And here's Joe Beninati's call. Video via CSN Washington.
And here's the call from John Walton on the Capitals Radio Network.
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