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The Winningest Caps-Wiz Postseason Ever?

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The Wizards have won an NBA championship, believe it or not, and the Capitals have made it to the Stanley Cup Finals. But the Wiz and the Caps had never made it out of the first round of their respective playoffs in the same year until this very week.

That means the hometown NBA and NHL franchises have combined for eight playoff wins already in 2015. Eight! So much fun. And they must lose at least four more times each before the wins stop coming.

Odds are, even if the Wiz lose to the Hawks (or Nets) and the Caps lose to the Rangers, they’ll probably eek out at least four more wins. That would put them at 12 this spring, two shy of the all-time combined mark, set in ’78 when the Bullets went all the way (and the Caps finished last).

Most Combined Playoff Wins in Caps-Wiz Playoff History

1978 — 14 (all Bullets)
1998 — 12 (all Caps)
1988 — nine (seven Caps, two Wiz)
1979 — nine (all Bullets)
2015 — eight (four Wiz, four Caps)
1975 — eight (all Bullets)
2012 — seven (all Caps)
2009 — seven (all Caps)

(Image taken with love from the homies at RMNB.)

D.C. sports fan and digital media guy that's been doing this since 2004. Once threw a football further than Chris Cooley.

4 Comments

4 Comments

  1. ThisGuy

    April 30, 2015 at 4:17 PM

    ” they’ll probably eek out at least four more wins. ”

    double-sweep confirmed

  2. Snyder's Bitch

    April 30, 2015 at 4:42 PM

    “And they must lose at least four more times each before the wins stop coming”. A more DC thing has never been spoken.

  3. Jamie Mottram

    April 30, 2015 at 5:54 PM

    I can’t do anything around here w/out stepping into a pile of jinx.

  4. dingoVB

    May 1, 2015 at 9:05 AM

    make that 3* more wins.

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