After capturing a dominant 6-0 victory over Carolina in a crucial Game 5 Saturday, the Washington Capitals seem to be getting back on track after dropping Games 3 and 4.
Washington now holds a 3-2 series lead and the chance to eliminate the Hurricanes in Game 6 on Monday. However, it'll be difficult to manage as they head back to PNC Arena, where they have yet to capture a victory this postseason.
Here's everything you need to know about Game 6. The puck drops at 7 p.m. on NBC Sports Washington.
Capitals at Hurricanes Game 6 How to Watch:
What: 2019 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs. Eastern Conference First Round. Game 6: Washington Capitals vs Carolina Hurricanes
Date: Monday, April 22, 2019
Time: 7:00 p.m. ET
Location: PNC Arena, Raleigh, North Carolina
TV Channel: NBC Sports Washington (Channel Finder)
How To Watch: Stream pregame and postgame coverage Game 6 of Capitals vs. Hurricanes on the MyTeams by NBC Sports app or tune into NBC Sports Washington.
Radio: Capitals Radio Network (106.7 The Fan FM)
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Capitals at Hurricanes Game 6 TV Schedule:
NBC Sports Washington TV Schedule:
6:00 PM: Caps Faceoff Live
6:30 PM: Caps Pregame Live
7:00 PM: Capitals vs. Hurricanes
9:30 PM: Caps Postgame Live
10:00 PM: Caps Overtime Live
Capitals at Hurricanes Game 6 Injury Report:
Capitals: Michal Kempny (torn hamstring, out for season), T.J. Oshie (broken clavicle, out)
Hurricanes: Micheal Ferland (upper-body, out), Jordan Martinook (upper-body, out)
Capitals at Hurricanes Game 6 Players to watch:
Nicklas Backstrom, F, Capitals (5 G, 3 A, 8 P)
With a four-point night Saturday, Backstrom has proven to be an absolute force and hero in this series. He has five goals in five games against Carolina in this round and is expected to be even better with the stakes raised higher Monday.
Jaccob Slavin, D, Hurricanes (0 G, 5 A, 5 P)
The Hurricanes have their backs against the wall, and Slavin is someone who has to step up. He not only is one of their top blueliners, but he has been able to generate scoring chances with five assists in his last four games. Look out for him Monday.
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