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Holtby's consecutive shutouts clinched series
Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby posted his two best performances in the playoffs against the Tampa Bay Lightning to help lead the way to the Stanley Cup Final.
Full Schedule: 2018 Stanley Cup Final
It'll be the Washington Capitals vs. Vegas Golden Knights.
Caps presented Prince of Wales Trophy after Game 7
The Washington Capitals were presented with the Prince of Wales Trophy for winning the Eastern Conference. Alex Ovechkin then opted to touch the trophy.
Ovechkin, Capitals headed to Stanley Cup Final after Game 7 triumph
Capitals complete comback, head to Stanley Cup Final.
Capitals dominate Bolts, head to Stanley Cup Final
Alex Ovechkin set the tone early, helping to lead the Washington Capitals to a 4-0 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning to earn the team its first Stanley Cup Final appearance in 20 years.
Ovechkin: 'I can't explain my emotions'
Alex Ovechkin finds it difficult to put into words what advancing to the Stanley Cup Final means to him after the Capitals eliminated the Lightning in Game 7.
Burakovsky's second gives Caps commanding lead
Andre Burakovsky scores his second of the game and second of the period to give Washington a three-goal advantage in Game 7.
Burakovsky scores off turnover to double Caps lead
The Washington Capitals doubled their lead in the second period as Andre Burakovsky scored after a Tampa Bay Lightning turnover.
Goal, fight, ripped jersey highlight wild first period in Game 7
Ovi scores, people fight, another loses his shirt in epic first period.
Wilson, Coburn fight after exiting penalty box
A fight breaks out between Tom Wilson and Braydon Coburn after the two immediately left the penalty box.
Smith-Pelly sacrifices body in Game 7
Devante Smith-Pelly is forced to leave the ice after going down to block a slap shot and taking it up high.
Ovechkin's quick-strike gives Capitals early lead
Alex Ovechkin gives the Washington Capitals first period lead after scoring a minute into Game 7.
Engelland: Vegas embracing 'underdog' moniker
Kathryn Tappen is joined by Deryk Engelland, as the Vegas defenseman explains how the Golden Knights have defied the underdog label throughout the playoffs.
WATCH LIVE: Capitals, Lightning meet in Game 7
Winner faces the Vegas Golden Knights in the Stanley Cup Final.
Ovechkin, Capitals prepare for ‘biggest game of life’
Game 7 is Wednesday night at 8 p.m. on NBCSN.
Game 7 history for Ovechkin’s Capitals, Stamkos’ Lightning
Looking back at the exhilarating highs and crushing lows for both teams.
What the Capitals mean to the D.C. community
Washington Capitals owner Ted Leonsis and fans describe what rooting for the team has meant to them, and what a Stanley Cup would mean to the community.
Lightning don’t expect Kucherov to be ‘invisible’ in Game 7
An up-and-down series for Kucherov and his running mate Steven Stamkos.
Rangers go college route, hire David Quinn as new head coach
Quinn replaces Alain Vigneault, who was fired in April.
Barry Trotz takes his turn at the Capitals’ hot lap ahead of Game 7
Game 7 is Wednesday night, 8 p.m. ET on NBCSN.
Fleury admits to trash-talking with teammates
Golden Knights goalie Marc-Andre Fleury discusses his team's improbable run to the Stanley Cup Final, his memories with the Penguins and who he talks the most trash with on the team.
Locking up Evander Kane is smart business for Sharks
He's reportedly on the verge of signing a seven-year deal to stay on the West Coast.
Oshie, Ovechkin give Capitals’ power play unique options
It is the best power play unit in the NHL.
Why legalized sports betting won't hurt Vegas
Vegas sports books could see losses in the millions if the Golden Knights win the Stanley Cup in their first season.
Trading Jeff Skinner would likely haunt Hurricanes
Why this is the wrong time to make such a move ... if there is a right time.
Tavares and beyond: Lamoriello has hands full with Islanders
There are many decisions revolving around that ultimate decision.
Lightning need to ‘push back’ after missed opportunity in Game 6
The Lightning were not happy with the way their played in Game 6. Now they find themselves in a familiar situation.
Fleury leads Golden Knights to Stanley Cup Final
Marc-Andre Fleury's red-hot play in net has carried the Golden Knights to the Stanley Cup Final in their inaugural season, making him our NHL Player on the Rise!
Wild’s new GM faces tough task in finding ‘finishing touches’
The mandate for Paul Fenton: reach the next level. Easier said than done.
Canadiens reward Antti Niemi with extension after turnaround
He'll earn $950,000 in 2018-19.
Where will Mark Hunter go after leaving Maple Leafs?
Could he be joining Lou Lamoriello in New York?
Stanley Cup Final begins May 28th
It all comes down to this as the Vegas Golden Knights will attempt win the Stanley Cup, which begins Monday, May 28th on NBC and NBC Sports app.
Islanders hire Lou Lamoriello as president of hockey operations (Update)
The Maple Leafs announced in April Lamoriello would not return as GM.
Braden Holtby dominated when the Capitals needed him most
He recorded his first shutout of the season.
Oshie plays through difficult scoring drought
T.J. Oshie has an unquestionable work ethic and the Lightning should be worried now that he has two goals under his belt from Game 6.
Capitals have formula to reach Stanley Cup Final
The Lightning may have the home-ice advantage for Game 7, but the Capitals have shown they have the winning formula to win on the road.
Capitals force Game 7 vs. Lightning with all-around effort
Holtby, Oshie and Smith-Pelly combine to force Game 7.
Kucherov letting mental game get the best of him
Nikita Kucherov has let his frustrations show and it appears to be bringing down the whole team. Jon Cooper now has the difficult task of getting a big game out of him in Game 7.
Capitals' Oshie: Game 7 will be an all-out war
T.J. Oshie scored twice in Game 6 and tells Pierre McGuire he's prepared for the Lightning to regroup, make adjustments and create an all-out war in Game 7.
PHT’s Three Stars: Holtby, Smith-Pelly help Capitals force Game 7
Game 7 is Wednesday night in Tampa.
Confident Holtby the difference-maker in Game 6
Braden Holtby was the difference-maker for the Capitals in Game 6 and Keith Jones noticed he was much more confident in this game, which should bode well for Game 7.
Capitals blank Lightning, force Game 7 of ECF
Braden Holtby made 24 saves to shutout the Lightning as T.J. Oshie and Devante Smith-Pelly each found the back of the net to force Game 7 back to Tampa Bay.
Smith-Pelly extends Capitals lead in third period
Devante Smith-Pelly beats Andrei Vasilevskiy after a great assist from Chandler Stephenson to give the Capitals a 2-0 lead over the Lightning in the third period.
Oshie breaks the ice, puts Capitals up 1-0
Nicklas Backstrom makes a perfect pass to T.J. Oshie who finds the back of the net with a one-timer on the power play late in the second period.