The Golden Knights, playing their inaugural season, reached the Final by defeating the Winnipeg Jets in five games in the Western Conference Final.
The Capitals, who defeated the Tampa Bay Lightning in seven games in the Eastern Conference Final, reached the Final for the second time; they were swept by the Detroit Red Wings in 1998.
Vegas Golden Knights (P1) vs. Washington Capitals (M1)
Monday, May 28: Golden Knights 6, Capitals 4
Wednesday, May 30: Capitals 3, Golden Knights 2
Saturday, June 2: Capitals 3, Golden Knights 1
Monday, June 4: Capitals 6, Golden Knights 2
Thursday, June 7: Capitals 4, Golden Knights 3