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Wednesday's G7 Notes

2019 Playoff Results

The 2019 Stanley Cup Playoffs will have another Game 7 on Wednesday as Carolina and Washington square off from D.C. at the Capital One Arena.

Betting Preview - Carolina at Washington

The home team has gone 6-0 in the first game of this best-of-seven series and the Capitals opened as -150 favorties for Game 7 while the return on the Hurricanes is +130.

Including the three wins in this series, Washington has won six straight at home and 11 of its 13 games. Seven of those wins came by two-plus goals. 

The Hurricanes have gone 2-6 in their last eight road games, which includes the three losses at Washington in this matchup. 

This is Carolina's first trip to the postseason since the 2008-09 season but the squad from that season managed to go 2-0 in Game 7's and both wins came on the road. 

Recent Game 7 History

Carolina (4-3 All-Time Record)
2009 Conference Semifinals - Carolina 3 at Boston
2009 Conference Quarterfinals - Carolina 4 at New Jersey 3

The Capitals haven't been great overall in Game 7's but they did win their only decision during last year's Stanley Cup run. 

The 'under' has gone 4-0 in the last four Game 7's for Washington. 

Washington (5-11 All-Time Record)
2018 Conference Finals - Washington 4 at Tampa Bay 0
2017 Second Round - Washington 0 vs. Pittsburgh 2
2015 Second Round - Washington 1 at N.Y. Rangers 2 (OT)
2015 First Round - Washington 2 vs. N.Y. Islanders 1  

Including Tuesday's NHL action, there have been 172 all-time Game 7’s in the NHL Playoffs and the home squad owns a 100-72 (58.0%) record.

Last year, road teams went 2-1 in Game 7's and the visitors scored 14 goals in those games which led to a 2-1 'over' mark.

NHL Game 7 Playoff History (2012-2019)

2019
Toronto 1 at Boston 5
Vegas 4 at San Jose 5 (OT)
Carolina at Washington

2018
Washington Capitals 4 at Tampa Bay Lightning 0
Winnipeg Jets 5 at Nashville Predators 1
Toronto Maple Leafs 4 at Boston Bruins 7

2017
Pittsburgh Penguins 2 at Washington Capitals 0
Edmonton Oilers 1 at Anaheim Ducks 2

2016
Tampa Bay Lightning 1 at Pittsburgh Penguins 2
Nashville Predators 0 at San Jose Sharks 5
St. Louis Blues 6 at Dallas Stars 1
Nashville Predators 2 at Anaheim Ducks 1
Chicago Blackhawks 2 at St. Louis Blues 3

2015
Tampa Bay Lightning 2 at New York Rangers 0
Chicago Blackhawks 5 at Anaheim Ducks 3
New York Rangers 2 at Washington Capitals 1
Tampa Bay Lightning 2 at Detroit Red Wings 0
Washington Capitals 2 at New York Islanders 1

2014
Los Angeles Kings 5 at Chicago Blackhawks 4 (OT)
Los Angeles Kings 6 at Anaheim Ducks 2
Montreal Canadiens 3 at Boston Bruins 1
New York Rangers 2 at Pittsburgh Penguins 1
Philadelphia Flyers 3 at New York Rangers 4
Minnesota Wild 5 at Colorado Avalanche 4
Los Angeles Kings 5 at San Jose Sharks 1

2013
New York Rangers 5 at Washington Capitals 0
Toronto Maple Leafs 4 at Boston Bruins 5 (OT)
Detroit Red Wings 3 at Anaheim Ducks 2
Detroit Red Wings 1 at Chicago Blackhawks 2 (OT)
San Jose Sharks 1 at Los Angeles Kings 2

2012
Ottawa Senators 1 at New York Rangers 2
Washington Capitals 2 at Boston Bruins 1 (OT)
New Jersey Devils 3 at Florida Panthers 2 (2OT)
Washington Capitals 1 at New York Rangers 2

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