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Capitals vs. Golden Knights Game 5 Stanley Cup Final: Date, Time, TV Channel, Live stream

Capitals vs. Golden Knights Game 5 Stanley Cup Final: Date, Time, TV Channel, Live stream

The Washington Capitals are one win away from being crowned Stanley Cup champions for the first time in their 44-year history. Their 3-1 series lead comes on the heels of a 6-2 beatdown of the Golden Knights at home in Game 4 2018 NHL Stanley Cup Final.

Monday night's win brought the Capitals closer to Lord Stanley's Cup than they've ever been before. With just one win standing between them and the cup, the Capitals head back to Las Vegas for Game 5 of the 2018 Stanley Cup Final.

Here's everything you need to know about Game 5.

Game 5 Capitals at Golden Knights
Date: Thursday, June 7
Time: 8:00 p.m. ET
Location: T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas
TV Channel: NBC
Announcers: Doc Emrick (PbP), Eddie Olczyk (color), Pierre McGuire (box)
How To Watch Live StreamingNBC Sports App Live Stream
Radio: Capitals Radio Network (106.7 FM)

WHEN IS GAME 5 OF THE CAPITALS-GOLDEN KNIGHTS SERIES?

Game 5 of the Capitals-Golden Knights 2018 NHL Stanley Cup Finals will be on Thursday, June 7 at 8:00 p.m. at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas.

WHAT TV CHANNEL IS GAME 5 OF THE CAPITALS-GOLDEN KNIGHTS SERIES ON?

Game 5 of the Capitals-Golden Knights series will be broadcast on TV on NBC. Pre and postgame coverage will be on NBC Sports Washington. (NBC Sports Washington channel Finder)

6:00 p.m. — Caps GameDay Live
6:30 p.m. — Caps Face Off
7:00 p.m. — Caps GameTime
8:00 p.m. — Game 5 Capitals vs. Golden Knights
11:00 p.m. — Caps Extra
12:00 a.m. — Caps Overtime

WHERE CAN I STREAM CAPITALS vs. GOLDEN KNIGHTS GAME 5?

Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Finals between the Capitals and the Golden Knights can be streamed online on the NBC Sports App. Click here for the NBC Sports live stream page.

CAPITALS vs. GOLDEN KNIGHTS GAME 5 OPEN THREAD

Use the comment section below to discuss the game action with other Capitals fans. 

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Todd Reirden on TJ Oshie's surgery: 'It's a tough situation for our team'

Todd Reirden on TJ Oshie's surgery: 'It's a tough situation for our team'

ARLINGTON — Capitals forward T.J. Oshie had a surgical procedure Friday to repair a broken right collarbone and remains out indefinitely.  

Oshie was not at Capital One Arena for Washington’s 6-0 win in Game 5 of its Stanley Cup playoffs first-round series against the Carolina Hurricanes. He was injured with five minutes to go in Thursday’s Game 4 loss in Raleigh when nudged from behind by Hurricanes forward Warren Foegele and slamming hard into the boards near full speed. 

“There's not one person who can take T.J. Oshie's spot for all that he is as a human being, player on the ice, off the ice all the stuff that he adds,” Capitals coach Todd Reirden said at his media availability on Sunday afternoon. “But what I did notice is that everybody picked their level up last night. And that's what we're going to need going into Raleigh for [Monday]."

That’s when Washington, ahead 3-2 in the best-of-seven series, can eliminate Carolina in Game 6. It’s something it has done successfully on the road in recent years in Philadelphia (2016), Toronto (2017), Pittsburgh and Columbus (2018). All series the Capitals were up 3-2. In all four they won Game 6. 

But they won’t have Oshie this time and he is the emotional engine that has helped fuel some of those series-ending performances. There is still no exact timetable for Oshie’s return. The Capitals have avoided ruling him out for the season and Reirden artfully dodged a question about whether he’d be ready for training camp. 

A broken collarbone usually doesn’t take longer than two months to heal barring complications. But that’s almost certainly going to be after the playoffs ends even if the Capitals make a repeat run to the Stanley Cup Final. Last year they won it on June 7 in five games against the Vegas Golden Knights. 

“I do know that T.J. Oshie is going to do everything he can, and we're not willing to put a timetable on it right now with regard to any time,” Reirden said. “Just lots of these things take a different course in terms of how they rehab and don't rehab. I just know that I can tell you about T.J., he's all-in at all times, and that's a great person to have around our room at the very least." 

Oshie had 25 goals and 29 assists in 65 regular-season games. He missed 11 of 13 games with a concussion. He had eight goals and 13 assists in the Stanley Cup playoffs last season. He also plays the “bumper” role on the top power-play unit and kills penalties.

Oshie tweeted thanks to fans both before and after Washington’s 6-0 win on Saturday. In the third period, periodic “T.J. Oshie!” chants rang from the sellout crowd at Capital One Arena. 

“It was nice to see the crowd give [Oshie] a little love,” center Nicklas Backstrom said on Saturday.  

Added Reirden: “That's obviously a tough loss for us, but we're prepared to go without him as we saw last night. It's a tough situation for our team, but I certainly liked our response last night and was proud of our effort in terms of how we played and how we were playing with him in the back of our mind."

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T.J. Oshie has surgery on injured clavicle

T.J. Oshie has surgery on injured clavicle

Caps forward T.J. Oshie underwent surgery on his right clavicle, the team announced on Sunday. 

Oshie was injured in Game 4 of the team’s series against Carolina when Hurricanes' forward Warren Foegele cross-checked Oshie in the back, resulting in him being knocked over face-first into the boards, appearing to strike them with his right shoulder and in a large amount of pain.

The team responded in Game 5 back at Capital One Arena, crushing Carolina 6-0 to take a 3-2 series lead.

As the game drew to a close, the fans on deck in the nation's capital, including Redskins' linebacker Ryan Kerrigan, began chanting Oshie's name, and it will give you chills.

The Caps will look to close out the series in Carolina on Tuesday.

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