2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs schedule for Monday, May 8


Can the Washington Capitals finally get over the hump? They avoided elimination in Game 5 at home on Saturday night, but now they’ll have to do it in Pittsburgh.

Down 2-1 with 20 minutes remaining in an elimination game, the Caps managed to stay alive because their best players were their best players. Nicklas Backstrom, Evgeny Kuznetsov and Alex Ovechkin each scored a goal in the third frame, while Braden Holtby came up with a number of key stops.

This should be a good one!

Here’s what you need to know:

Washington Capitals vs. Pittsburgh Penguins (Pens lead 3-2)

Time: 7:30 p.m. ET

Network: NBCSN (Stream online here)

Watch the highlights from Washington’s Game 5 win