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Capitals radio broadcaster goes wild for Kuznetsov winner

Veteran John Walton hits every right note calling monumental moment

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Caps radio on Kuznetsov's winner

Caps radio goes wild on Kuznetsov's OT winner

Capitals radio commentator John Walton goes wild over Evgeny Kuznetsov's Game 6 winner in overtime, sending Washington to the conference final

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John Walton said what all Washington Capitals fans were thinking: "The demons have been exorcised!"

That was what Walton exclaimed after Evgeny Kuznetsov's overtime goal gave Washington a 2-1 victory in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Second Round, eliminating the Pittsburgh Penguins and lifting the Capitals to the conference final for the first time in 20 years.

The veteran broadcaster's call hit every right note, packing the years of frustration and seconds of elation into one precise call.

It's almost as if the moment had been two decades in the making.

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