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 Schedule for the Stanley Cup finals.
 The road-savvy Capitals are content with their role as underdog.
 ESPN and Fox will split finals coverage.
 Tony Kornheiser invites all Caps fans aboard Tony's Zamboni.
 Esa Tikkanen's experience and language are
quite unique.
 Off-ice antics help the business- like Capitals.
 Fan support, as expected, is at an all-time high.
 Dale Hunter says his finals trip is a long time coming.
 The celebration begins as the Caps head to the finals.
 Jennifer Frey recounts the not-so-glorious past of the Caps.
 Unexpected heroes are now one step away.
 Well-traveled Stanley Cup has visited some interesting places.
 Michael Wilbon looks back at the Caps' 4-overtime loss to the Isles.
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Ron Wilson Coaching Record
Data: Bringing a youthful exuberance not seen in many years, Wilson has Washington Capitals Logo
taken the Caps to new heights in his first season... He is the first Washington coach to lead the team to the Stanley Cup finals... Was also the first coach to lead the expansion Anaheim Might Ducks to the playoffs last season... Coached Team USA to the Bronze Medal in the 1996 World Cup... Coach of the 1998 U.S. men's hockey team at Nagano, Japan... His father, Larry and uncle, Johnny, played for an won Stanley Cup championships with the Red Wings.
Career Record
Year Team Games Wins Losses Ties Pts. Pct.
1993-94 Anaheim 84 33 46 5 71 .423
1994-95 Anaheim 48 16 27 5 37 .385
1995-96 Anaheim 82 35 39 8 78 .476
1996-97 Anaheim 82 36 33 13 85 .518
1997-98 Washington 82 40 30 12 92 .561
Career Totals 378 160 175 43 363 .480
Playoff Career Record
Year Team Games Wins Losses Pct.
1996-97 Anaheim 11 4 7 .364
1997-98 Washington 17 12 5 .706
Career Totals 28 16 12 .571

* All records are prior to 1998 Stanley Cup finals.

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