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The Noon Number: It's Not the First to 1...

A look at some Game 1 history between the Caps and Penguins

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7 - Number of times, out of eight total, in which the Caps have won the first game of a playoff series against the Penguins; four of those series-opening wins came in Pittsburgh, with the other three (including the most recent one in 2009) taking place in the DC area. The Caps went on to lose six of those seven series, with Pittsburgh having won seven of the eight overall.