NHL Stanley Cup finals — Game One

The Chicago Blackhawks host the Boston Bruins for Game One of the Stanley Cup Finals. No matter who you are rooting for there is one thing that we can all agree on, this is going to be an exciting match-up.

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CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 11: The Stanley Cup is on display during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup media day at the United Center on June 11, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
2013 NHL Stanley Cup Final - Media Day
CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 11: The Stanley Cup is on display during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup media day at the United Center on June 11, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 11: The Stanley Cup is on display during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup media day at the United Center on June 11, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
2013 NHL Stanley Cup Final - Media Day
CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 11: The Stanley Cup is on display during the 2013 NHL Stanley Cup media day at the United Center on June 11, 2013 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
Washington Capitals defenseman Brooks Orpik (44) and Tampa Bay Lightning center J.T. Miller (10) exchange punches during the first period of Game 6 of the NHL Eastern Conference finals hockey playoff series Monday, May 21, 2018, in Washington. Both players received five-minute penalties for fighting. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Capitals rough up Lightning to force Game 7 in East final
Washington Capitals defenseman Brooks Orpik (44) and Tampa Bay Lightning center J.T. Miller (10) exchange punches during the first period of Game 6 of the NHL Eastern Conference finals hockey playoff series Monday, May 21, 2018, in Washington. Both players received five-minute penalties for fighting. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Washington Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov (92), from Russia, has his shot blocked by Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy (88), from Russia, during the first period of Game 6 of the NHL Eastern Conference finals hockey playoff series, Monday, May 21, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Capitals rough up Lightning to force Game 7 in East final
Washington Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov (92), from Russia, has his shot blocked by Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy (88), from Russia, during the first period of Game 6 of the NHL Eastern Conference finals hockey playoff series, Monday, May 21, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Washington Capitals right wing T.J. Oshie (77) and Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby (70) celebrate after Oshie's goal against the Tampa Bay Lightning during the third period of Game 6 of the NHL Eastern Conference finals hockey playoff series, Monday, May 21, 2018, in Washington. Capitals won 3-0. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Capitals rough up Lightning to force Game 7 in East final
Washington Capitals right wing T.J. Oshie (77) and Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby (70) celebrate after Oshie's goal against the Tampa Bay Lightning during the third period of Game 6 of the NHL Eastern Conference finals hockey playoff series, Monday, May 21, 2018, in Washington. Capitals won 3-0. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Tampa Bay Lightning center Anthony Cirelli (71) has his shot blocked by Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby (70) during the second period of Game 6 of the NHL Eastern Conference finals hockey playoff series, Monday, May 21, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Capitals rough up Lightning to force Game 7 in East final
Tampa Bay Lightning center Anthony Cirelli (71) has his shot blocked by Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby (70) during the second period of Game 6 of the NHL Eastern Conference finals hockey playoff series, Monday, May 21, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Washington Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov (92), from Russia, looks for the puck as Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy (88), from Russia, blocks a shot during the second period of Game 6 of the NHL Eastern Conference finals hockey playoff series, Monday, May 21, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Capitals rough up Lightning to force Game 7 in East final
Washington Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov (92), from Russia, looks for the puck as Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy (88), from Russia, blocks a shot during the second period of Game 6 of the NHL Eastern Conference finals hockey playoff series, Monday, May 21, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Washington Capitals center Jay Beagle (83) keeps Tampa Bay Lightning left wing Chris Kunitz (14) away from the puck during the second period of Game 6 of the NHL Eastern Conference finals hockey playoff series, Monday, May 21, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Capitals rough up Lightning to force Game 7 in East final
Washington Capitals center Jay Beagle (83) keeps Tampa Bay Lightning left wing Chris Kunitz (14) away from the puck during the second period of Game 6 of the NHL Eastern Conference finals hockey playoff series, Monday, May 21, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Tampa Bay Lightning center J.T. Miller (10) skates with Washington Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov (92), from Russia, behind him, with Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby (70) in the net, during the first period of Game 6 of the NHL Eastern Conference finals hockey playoff series, Monday, May 21, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Capitals rough up Lightning to force Game 7 in East final
Tampa Bay Lightning center J.T. Miller (10) skates with Washington Capitals center Evgeny Kuznetsov (92), from Russia, behind him, with Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby (70) in the net, during the first period of Game 6 of the NHL Eastern Conference finals hockey playoff series, Monday, May 21, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Victor Hedman (77) and Washington Capitals right wing Devante Smith-Pelly (25) crash into the boards chasing a loose puck during the first period of Game 6 of the NHL Eastern Conference finals hockey playoff series, Monday, May 21, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Capitals rough up Lightning to force Game 7 in East final
Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Victor Hedman (77) and Washington Capitals right wing Devante Smith-Pelly (25) crash into the boards chasing a loose puck during the first period of Game 6 of the NHL Eastern Conference finals hockey playoff series, Monday, May 21, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Washington Capitals defenseman Dmitry Orlov (9), from Russia, and Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Anton Stralman (6), from Sweden, battle for the puck during the first period of Game 6 of the NHL Eastern Conference finals hockey playoff series Monday, May 21, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Capitals rough up Lightning to force Game 7 in East final
Washington Capitals defenseman Dmitry Orlov (9), from Russia, and Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Anton Stralman (6), from Sweden, battle for the puck during the first period of Game 6 of the NHL Eastern Conference finals hockey playoff series Monday, May 21, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Tampa Bay Lightning left wing Ondrej Palat (18), from the Czech Republic, gets hit by Washington Capitals right wing Devante Smith-Pelly (25) during the second period of Game 6 of the NHL Eastern Conference finals hockey playoff series, Monday, May 21, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Capitals rough up Lightning to force Game 7 in East final
Tampa Bay Lightning left wing Ondrej Palat (18), from the Czech Republic, gets hit by Washington Capitals right wing Devante Smith-Pelly (25) during the second period of Game 6 of the NHL Eastern Conference finals hockey playoff series, Monday, May 21, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8), from Russia, hits Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Dan Girardi (5) with Lightning right wing Ryan Callahan (24) nearby during the first period of Game 6 of the NHL Eastern Conference finals hockey playoff series Monday, May 21, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Capitals rough up Lightning to force Game 7 in East final
Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8), from Russia, hits Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Dan Girardi (5) with Lightning right wing Ryan Callahan (24) nearby during the first period of Game 6 of the NHL Eastern Conference finals hockey playoff series Monday, May 21, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8), from Russia, comes to join center Evgeny Kuznetsov, left, from Russia, right wing T.J. Oshie, center Nicklas Backstrom (19), from Sweden, and defenseman John Carlson as they celebrate a goal by Oshie during the second period of Game 6 of the NHL Eastern Conference finals hockey playoff series against the Tampa Bay Lightning, Monday, May 21, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Capitals rough up Lightning to force Game 7 in East final
Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8), from Russia, comes to join center Evgeny Kuznetsov, left, from Russia, right wing T.J. Oshie, center Nicklas Backstrom (19), from Sweden, and defenseman John Carlson as they celebrate a goal by Oshie during the second period of Game 6 of the NHL Eastern Conference finals hockey playoff series against the Tampa Bay Lightning, Monday, May 21, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Washington Capitals right wing T.J. Oshie (77) celebrates with his teammates after scoring during the second period of Game 6 of the NHL Eastern Conference finals hockey playoff series against Tampa Bay Lightning, Monday, May 21, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Capitals rough up Lightning to force Game 7 in East final
Washington Capitals right wing T.J. Oshie (77) celebrates with his teammates after scoring during the second period of Game 6 of the NHL Eastern Conference finals hockey playoff series against Tampa Bay Lightning, Monday, May 21, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Washington Capitals right wing T.J. Oshie, left, and center Nicklas Backstrom, from Sweden, celebrate a goal by Oshie with Tampa Bay Lightning left wing Alex Killorn (17) nearby during the second period of Game 6 of the NHL Eastern Conference finals hockey playoff series, Monday, May 21, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Capitals rough up Lightning to force Game 7 in East final
Washington Capitals right wing T.J. Oshie, left, and center Nicklas Backstrom, from Sweden, celebrate a goal by Oshie with Tampa Bay Lightning left wing Alex Killorn (17) nearby during the second period of Game 6 of the NHL Eastern Conference finals hockey playoff series, Monday, May 21, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby prepares to stop a puck during the first period of Game 6 of the NHL Eastern Conference finals hockey playoff series against Tampa Bay Lightning, Monday, May 21, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Capitals rough up Lightning to force Game 7 in East final
Washington Capitals goaltender Braden Holtby prepares to stop a puck during the first period of Game 6 of the NHL Eastern Conference finals hockey playoff series against Tampa Bay Lightning, Monday, May 21, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Toronto Maple Leafs NHL hockey general manager Lou Lamoriello speaks to reporters in Toronto, Friday, April 27, 2018. The Boston Bruins defeated the Maple Leafs in the first round of the playoffs. (Cole Burston/The Canadian Press via AP)
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Toronto Maple Leafs NHL hockey general manager Lou Lamoriello speaks to reporters in Toronto, Friday, April 27, 2018. The Boston Bruins defeated the Maple Leafs in the first round of the playoffs. (Cole Burston/The Canadian Press via AP)
Vegas Golden Knights' Erik Haula (56) and Jonathan Marchessault (81) celebrate after defeating the Winnipeg Jets during NHL Western Conference Finals, game 5, in Winnipeg, Sunday, May 20, 2018. (Trevor Hagan/The Canadian Press via AP)
Stanley Cup-bound Vegas turning impossible into possible
Vegas Golden Knights' Erik Haula (56) and Jonathan Marchessault (81) celebrate after defeating the Winnipeg Jets during NHL Western Conference Finals, game 5, in Winnipeg, Sunday, May 20, 2018. (Trevor Hagan/The Canadian Press via AP)
Vegas Golden Knights' James Neal (18), Deryk Engelland (5), goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury (29) and the rest of the team celebrate after defeating the Winnipeg Jets during NHL Western Conference Finals, game 5, in Winnipeg, Sunday, May 20, 2018. (Trevor Hagan/The Canadian Press via AP)
Stanley Cup-bound Vegas turning impossible into possible
Vegas Golden Knights' James Neal (18), Deryk Engelland (5), goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury (29) and the rest of the team celebrate after defeating the Winnipeg Jets during NHL Western Conference Finals, game 5, in Winnipeg, Sunday, May 20, 2018. (Trevor Hagan/The Canadian Press via AP)
The puck bounces off the head of Vegas Golden Knights goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury (29) during second period NHL Western Conference Finals game 5 hockey action against the Winnipeg Jets, in Winnipeg, Sunday, May 20, 2018. (Trevor Hagan/The Canadian Press via AP)
Expansion Vegas Golden Knights advance to Stanley Cup Final
The puck bounces off the head of Vegas Golden Knights goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury (29) during second period NHL Western Conference Finals game 5 hockey action against the Winnipeg Jets, in Winnipeg, Sunday, May 20, 2018. (Trevor Hagan/The Canadian Press via AP)
Vegas Golden Knights' Alex Tuch (89) celebrates after scoring during first period NHL Western Conference Finals game 5 hockey action against the Winnipeg Jets, in Winnipeg, Sunday, May 20, 2018. (Trevor Hagan/The Canadian Press via AP)
Expansion Vegas Golden Knights advance to Stanley Cup Final
Vegas Golden Knights' Alex Tuch (89) celebrates after scoring during first period NHL Western Conference Finals game 5 hockey action against the Winnipeg Jets, in Winnipeg, Sunday, May 20, 2018. (Trevor Hagan/The Canadian Press via AP)
Winnipeg Jets' Mathieu Perreault (85) slides into Vegas Golden Knights goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury (29) during second period NHL Western Conference Finals game 5 hockey action in Winnipeg, Sunday, May 20, 2018. (Trevor Hagan/The Canadian Press via AP)
Expansion Vegas Golden Knights advance to Stanley Cup Final
Winnipeg Jets' Mathieu Perreault (85) slides into Vegas Golden Knights goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury (29) during second period NHL Western Conference Finals game 5 hockey action in Winnipeg, Sunday, May 20, 2018. (Trevor Hagan/The Canadian Press via AP)
Vegas Golden Knights' Deryk Engelland (5), Ryan Carpenter (40) and Alex Tuch (89) celebrate after Tuck scored during first period NHL Western Conference Finals game 5 hockey action against the Winnipeg Jets, in Winnipeg, Sunday, May 20, 2018. (Trevor Hagan/The Canadian Press via AP)
Expansion Vegas Golden Knights advance to Stanley Cup Final
Vegas Golden Knights' Deryk Engelland (5), Ryan Carpenter (40) and Alex Tuch (89) celebrate after Tuck scored during first period NHL Western Conference Finals game 5 hockey action against the Winnipeg Jets, in Winnipeg, Sunday, May 20, 2018. (Trevor Hagan/The Canadian Press via AP)
Vegas Golden Knights goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury (29) deflects the puck wide of the net during first period NHL hockey action against the Winnipeg Jets' during Western Conference Finals, game 5, in Winnipeg, Sunday, May 20, 2018. (Trevor Hagan/The Canadian Press via AP)
Expansion Vegas Golden Knights advance to Stanley Cup Final
Vegas Golden Knights goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury (29) deflects the puck wide of the net during first period NHL hockey action against the Winnipeg Jets' during Western Conference Finals, game 5, in Winnipeg, Sunday, May 20, 2018. (Trevor Hagan/The Canadian Press via AP)
Winnipeg Jets' Mathieu Perreault (85) stands in front of Vegas Golden Knights goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury (29) during second period NHL Western Conference Finals game 5 hockey in Winnipeg, Sunday, May 20, 2018. (Trevor Hagan/The Canadian Press via AP)
Expansion Vegas Golden Knights advance to Stanley Cup Final
Winnipeg Jets' Mathieu Perreault (85) stands in front of Vegas Golden Knights goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury (29) during second period NHL Western Conference Finals game 5 hockey in Winnipeg, Sunday, May 20, 2018. (Trevor Hagan/The Canadian Press via AP)
The Vegas Golden Knights celebrate after Ryan Reaves (75) scored during second period NHL Western Conference Finals game 5 hockey action against the Winnipeg Jets, in Winnipeg, Sunday, May 20, 2018. (Trevor Hagan/The Canadian Press via AP)
Expansion Vegas Golden Knights advance to Stanley Cup Final
The Vegas Golden Knights celebrate after Ryan Reaves (75) scored during second period NHL Western Conference Finals game 5 hockey action against the Winnipeg Jets, in Winnipeg, Sunday, May 20, 2018. (Trevor Hagan/The Canadian Press via AP)
Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8), from Russia hugs Capitals' goaltender Braden Holtby (70) at the end of Game 6 of the NHL Eastern Conference finals hockey playoff series against the Tampa Bay Lightning, Monday, May 21, 2018, in Washington. Looking on is Washington Capitals right wing Brett Connolly (10) as the Capitals won 3-0. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Caps rough up Lightning 3-0 to force Game 7 in East final
Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8), from Russia hugs Capitals' goaltender Braden Holtby (70) at the end of Game 6 of the NHL Eastern Conference finals hockey playoff series against the Tampa Bay Lightning, Monday, May 21, 2018, in Washington. Looking on is Washington Capitals right wing Brett Connolly (10) as the Capitals won 3-0. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Washington Capitals defenseman Dmitry Orlov (9), from Russia, and Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Anton Stralman (6), from Sweden, battle for the puck during the first period of Game 6 of the NHL Eastern Conference finals hockey playoff series Monday, May 21, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Caps rough up Lightning 3-0 to force Game 7 in East final
Washington Capitals defenseman Dmitry Orlov (9), from Russia, and Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Anton Stralman (6), from Sweden, battle for the puck during the first period of Game 6 of the NHL Eastern Conference finals hockey playoff series Monday, May 21, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8), from Russia, collides with Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Anton Stralman (6), from Sweden, during the third period of Game 6 of the NHL Eastern Conference finals hockey playoff series, Monday, May 21, 2018, in Washington. The Capitals won 3-0. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Caps rough up Lightning 3-0 to force Game 7 in East final
Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8), from Russia, collides with Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Anton Stralman (6), from Sweden, during the third period of Game 6 of the NHL Eastern Conference finals hockey playoff series, Monday, May 21, 2018, in Washington. The Capitals won 3-0. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Tampa Bay Lightning left wing Ondrej Palat (18), from the Czech Republic, gets hit by Washington Capitals right wing Devante Smith-Pelly (25) during the second period of Game 6 of the NHL Eastern Conference finals hockey playoff series, Monday, May 21, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Caps rough up Lightning 3-0 to force Game 7 in East final
Tampa Bay Lightning left wing Ondrej Palat (18), from the Czech Republic, gets hit by Washington Capitals right wing Devante Smith-Pelly (25) during the second period of Game 6 of the NHL Eastern Conference finals hockey playoff series, Monday, May 21, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8), from Russia, hits Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Dan Girardi (5) with Lightning right wing Ryan Callahan (24) nearby during the first period of Game 6 of the NHL Eastern Conference finals hockey playoff series Monday, May 21, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Caps rough up Lightning 3-0 to force Game 7 in East final
Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8), from Russia, hits Tampa Bay Lightning defenseman Dan Girardi (5) with Lightning right wing Ryan Callahan (24) nearby during the first period of Game 6 of the NHL Eastern Conference finals hockey playoff series Monday, May 21, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Washington Capitals right wing T.J. Oshie, center, celebrates with teammates after scoring during the third period of Game 6 of the NHL Eastern Conference finals hockey playoff series against Tampa Bay Lightning, Monday, May 21, 2018, in Washington. Capitals won 3-0. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Caps rough up Lightning 3-0 to force Game 7 in East final
Washington Capitals right wing T.J. Oshie, center, celebrates with teammates after scoring during the third period of Game 6 of the NHL Eastern Conference finals hockey playoff series against Tampa Bay Lightning, Monday, May 21, 2018, in Washington. Capitals won 3-0. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8), from Russia, comes to join center Evgeny Kuznetsov, left, from Russia, right wing T.J. Oshie, center Nicklas Backstrom (19), from Sweden, and defenseman John Carlson as they celebrate a goal by Oshie during the second period of Game 6 of the NHL Eastern Conference finals hockey playoff series against the Tampa Bay Lightning, Monday, May 21, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Caps rough up Lightning 3-0 to force Game 7 in East final
Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8), from Russia, comes to join center Evgeny Kuznetsov, left, from Russia, right wing T.J. Oshie, center Nicklas Backstrom (19), from Sweden, and defenseman John Carlson as they celebrate a goal by Oshie during the second period of Game 6 of the NHL Eastern Conference finals hockey playoff series against the Tampa Bay Lightning, Monday, May 21, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Washington Capitals right wing T.J. Oshie (77) celebrates with his teammates after scoring during the second period of Game 6 of the NHL Eastern Conference finals hockey playoff series against Tampa Bay Lightning, Monday, May 21, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Caps rough up Lightning 3-0 to force Game 7 in East final
Washington Capitals right wing T.J. Oshie (77) celebrates with his teammates after scoring during the second period of Game 6 of the NHL Eastern Conference finals hockey playoff series against Tampa Bay Lightning, Monday, May 21, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8), from Russia celebrates with his teammates at the end of Game 6 of the NHL Eastern Conference finals hockey playoff series against the Tampa Bay Lightning, Monday, May 21, 2018, in Washington. Capitals won 3-0. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Caps rough up Lightning 3-0 to force Game 7 in East final
Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin (8), from Russia celebrates with his teammates at the end of Game 6 of the NHL Eastern Conference finals hockey playoff series against the Tampa Bay Lightning, Monday, May 21, 2018, in Washington. Capitals won 3-0. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Washington Capitals right wing Devante Smith-Pelly (25) scores a goal past Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy (88), from Russia, during the third period of Game 6 of the NHL Eastern Conference finals hockey playoff series, Monday, May 21, 2018, in Washington. The Capitals won 3-0. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Caps rough up Lightning 3-0 to force Game 7 in East final
Washington Capitals right wing Devante Smith-Pelly (25) scores a goal past Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy (88), from Russia, during the third period of Game 6 of the NHL Eastern Conference finals hockey playoff series, Monday, May 21, 2018, in Washington. The Capitals won 3-0. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Washington Capitals right wing T.J. Oshie, left, and center Nicklas Backstrom, from Sweden, celebrate a goal by Oshie with Tampa Bay Lightning left wing Alex Killorn (17) nearby during the second period of Game 6 of the NHL Eastern Conference finals hockey playoff series, Monday, May 21, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Caps rough up Lightning 3-0 to force Game 7 in East final
Washington Capitals right wing T.J. Oshie, left, and center Nicklas Backstrom, from Sweden, celebrate a goal by Oshie with Tampa Bay Lightning left wing Alex Killorn (17) nearby during the second period of Game 6 of the NHL Eastern Conference finals hockey playoff series, Monday, May 21, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Washington Capitals' Devante Smith-Pelly (25), T.J. Oshie (77) and goaltender Braden Holtby (70) celebrate at the end of Game 6 of the NHL Eastern Conference finals hockey playoff series, Monday, May 21, 2018, in Washington. Capitals won 3-0. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
Caps rough up Lightning 3-0 to force Game 7 in East final
Washington Capitals' Devante Smith-Pelly (25), T.J. Oshie (77) and goaltender Braden Holtby (70) celebrate at the end of Game 6 of the NHL Eastern Conference finals hockey playoff series, Monday, May 21, 2018, in Washington. Capitals won 3-0. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

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