The Stanley Can: The Washington Capitals and the Worst Season Ever
The Washington Capitals were the worst team in NHL history in their inaugural year. By late March they'd played 37 road games without earning so much as a point, and they'd lost 17 straight overall. Then they got a win. "The reaction was totally frickin' crazy," says goalie Ron Low, who with teammates Ron Lalonde and Jack Lynch helps tell the story of the Stanley Can Caps. Plus: Steve Paulo's No Whine Timeline lets you know when it's OK to complain about your lousy team. Originally published Sept. 30, 2017.