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Stanley Cup Playoffs Buzz: Fleury ready to face Ovechkin again

Old foes meet in Cup Final; NHL.com staffers split between Capitals, Golden Knights

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Welcome to the Stanley Cup Playoffs Buzz, a daily look at the races for the 2018 NHL postseason. Marc-Andre Fleury and the Vegas Golden Knights will face Alex Ovechkin and the Washington Capitals in the Stanley Cup Final. Game 1 is at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on Monday (8 p.m. ET; NBC, CBC, SN, TVAS).

 
Here's the story

A look at the latest news surrounding the Stanley Cup Final.

 

We meet again

Fleury and Ovechkin are no strangers when it comes to the playoffs, with Fleury having defeated the Capitals captain three times while he played for the Penguins.

 

Another familiar face

Fleury also knows plenty about Capitals goalie Braden Holtby. Here is how the two starting goalies in the Cup Final stack up.

 

It's a team game

The individual matchups are intriguing, but how do the Capitals and Golden Knights stack up? Here is the Stanley Cup Final preview.

 

Take your pick

NHL.com writers and editors have made their predictions for the Stanley Cup Final. See who they think will win it all.

 

Meet your match

The Ovechkin vs. Fleury storyline is a juicy one, but there is so much more to the Stanley Cup Final.

 

He built this

Vegas general manager George McPhee didn't just build the Golden Knights, he also had a big hand in the success of the Capitals.

 

Final answer

Find all the coverage of the Cup Final right here.

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