Stanley Cup Finals


1998 Playoffs

NHL teams

Detroit Red Wings

Red Wings regular season

Red Wings transactions

Red Wings roster

Washington Capitals

Capitals regular season

Capitals transactions

Capitals roster

Regular season:
Detroit 44-23-15
Washington 40-30-12

Season series:
Detroit 2-0

Power play:
Detroit 17.6% (6th)
Washington 15.7% (13th)

Penalty killing:
Detroit 86.4% (9th)
Washington 89.2% (1st)

Detroit is the defending champion and they are the definite favorites in the series. Detroit has incredible depth in every position and they get scoring from many different players. Goalie Olaf Kolzig is the main reason Washington is in the finals and he plays his best when facing a lot of shots. Washington is in the first finals in the 24-year franchise history.

Detroit vs. Washington
Game 1, 2-1, box score
Game 2, 5-4, box score
Game 3, 2-1, box score
Game 4, 4-1, box score
Detroit wins series, 4-0

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