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Caps, Bolts clash one more time on Wednesday night in Game 7 of Eastern Conference final series, with winner advancing to Stanley Cup to face Vegas

by Mike Vogel @VogsCaps / WashingtonCaps.com

May 23 vs. Tampa Bay Lightning at Amalie Arena

Time: 8:00 p.m.

TV: NBCSN 

Radio: Capitals Radio 24/7 and FAN 106.7

Game 7, Eastern Conference final series. Series tied, 3-3.

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#CapsBolts Postgame Notebook: Work To Do

Caps stave off elimination, extending season and series by a game and a couple of days, Holtby keeps Vasilevskiy from stealing another game, more

by Mike Vogel @VogsCaps / WashingtonCaps.com

Monday night's Game 6 of the Eastern Conference final series brought the best out of the Capitals. Facing elimination from the Stanley Cup playoffs for the first time this spring, the Caps put together an outstanding performance in every facet of the game in a 3-0 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning.

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Capitals to Host Game 7 Viewing Party at Capital One Arena May 23

Doors open at 7 p.m., with Game 7 between the Capitals and Tampa Bay Lightning broadcast on the jumbotron at 8 p.m.

by Washington Capitals @Capitals / WashingtonCaps.com

The Washington Capitals will host a Game 7 Viewing Party at Capital One Arena on Wednesday, May 23. RSVP NOW!

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Caps Blank Bolts 3-0, Forcing Game 7

Holtby pitches 24-save shutout, gets plenty of support up and down lineup to help Caps force decisive Game 7 with 3-0 win on Monday in D.C.

by Mike Vogel @VogsCaps / WashingtonCaps.com

Facing elimination from the Stanley Cup playoffs for the first time this spring, the Caps turned a do or die into do and fly with a 3-0 win over the Lightning in Monday night's Game 6 at Capital One Arena. Washington's win squares the series at three games each, and the Caps will fly to Florida for a decisive Game 7 in Tampa on Wednesday night. 

The winner of that Game 7 earns a date with the Vegas Golden Knights in the Cup final series.

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#CapsBolts Skate Shavings: Century City

Caps face must-win situation in Game 6, Bolts eager to get the Caps out tonight, getting and keeping the lead is critical, more

by Mike Vogel @VogsCaps / WashingtonCaps.com

Washington opened its 2017-18 pursuit of the Stanley Cup on Oct. 5 against the Senators in Ottawa. Tonight, the Caps will play their 100th game of the season - including regular season and playoffs - and they must win it if they're to play in a 101st game on Wednesday night in Tampa. 

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Caps Face Bolts in Do or Die Game 6 in DC

Three straight losses have the Caps needing to win the next two - starting with Monday's Game 6 - to keep their season alive

by Mike Vogel @VogsCaps / WashingtonCaps.com

May 21 vs. Tampa Bay Lightning at Capital One Arena 

Time: 8:00 p.m.

TV: NBCSN  

Radio: Capitals Radio 24/7 and FAN 106.7

Game 6, Eastern Conference final series. Lightning leads, 3-2.

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#CapsBolts Postgame Notebook: Late Start

Late start costs Caps, lead time has evaporated for Washington, Kuznetsov takes over league scoring lead, more

by Mike Vogel @VogsCaps / WashingtonCaps.com

The Capitals played 39 minutes of good hockey in Saturday's Game 5 of the Eastern Conference final series with the Tampa Bay Lightning, but by the time they got around to doing so, the Bolts had rolled out to a 3-0 lead. That three-goal ditch proved to be too deep to dig out of, and the Caps were saddled with a 3-2 loss at night's end, their third straight setback in the series. 

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Third Straight Loss Puts Caps on Precipice

Caps start slowly in most important game of season to date, and it costs them in a 3-2 loss to Lightning in Saturday's Game 5 of the Eastern Conference Final in Tampa

by Mike Vogel @VogsCaps / WashingtonCaps.com

Saturday night's Game 5 of the Eastern Conference final series against the Tampa Bay Lightning was not the optimal time for the Capitals to turn in their worst period of the playoffs to date, but that's how it went down. Washington sleepwalked its way through the first 20 minutes of its most important game of the season to date, and got a predictable result, a 3-2 loss, its third in succession.

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#CapsBolts Skate Shavings: Best Of Three

Caps head to Game 5 in an even series for third time this spring, Caps have played more close hockey than any playoff team, special delivery will be key, more

by Mike Vogel @VogsCaps / WashingtonCaps.com

For the third time in as many series in the 2018 Stanley Cup playoffs, the Capitals find themselves all even after four games. Tonight in Tampa, they'll play Game 5 of the Eastern Conference final series against the Lightning.

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Caps and Lightning Tangle in Game 5 in Tampa

For the third time in the 2018 Stanley Cup playoffs, the Caps head into Game 5 of an all even series, taking on the Lightning in Tampa on Saturday night

by Mike Vogel @VogsCaps / WashingtonCaps.com

May 19 vs. Tampa Bay Lightning at Amalie Arena

Time: 7:15 p.m. 

TV: NBC

Radio: Capitals Radio 24/7 and FAN 106.7

Game 4, Eastern Conference final series. Series even, 2-2.

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