The battle for first place in the Southeast Division will be shown on national television Monday night.
Just 24 hours after passing the Tampa Bay Lightning in the standings, the Washington Capitals will take on the Bolts at the St. Pete Time Forum. Game time is slated for 7 p.m. ET and can be seen on VERSUS in the U.S. and TSN2 in Canada. The Caps moved into first with Sunday’s 3-2 overtime win at Florida.
Canadian fans will also be treated to the showdown featuring the Dallas Stars and Los Angeles Kings from the Staples Center. That game is set to begin at 10:30 p.m. ET and can be seen on the NHL Network in Canada. The Stars and Kings are separated by just one point in the Western Conference standings.
You know what? We've played in some pretty special buildings along this playoff run so far. You start in Detroit, you go to Montreal, you come here … I think it's the first team to beat three Original Six teams to get to the Final if I'm not mistaken. That says how tough the road has been. Those are tough places to win.
— Lightning forward Steven Stamkos after Game 7 win vs. Rangers on Friday in New York