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Caps fans, fairweather and not, were a unified, thundering, mass of red on Friday night, Game 1. They were less-thundering—but still enthusiastic, still buying snacks—on Sunday afternoon, Game 2. We are filling the seats, Verizon. So how about you stock up on some pretzels that were fresh sometime after 2003, the last time the Caps were in the playoffs. Really, this thing was like chewing on lawn furniture.