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Stanley Cup Playoffs: Capitals claim 1st title

Washington defeated the Vegas Golden Knights 4-1 in the series to take the Cup final in five games. The victory marks the first title for the Capitals in their 43-year history, and also the first for captain Alex Oveckhin and head coach Barry Trotz.

Washington wins series 4-1

The Washington Capitals pose with the Stanley Cup after winning their first title. (Harry How/Getty Images)

The Washington Capitals are Stanley Cup champions.

Washington defeated the Vegas Golden Knights 4-1 in the series to take the Cup final in five games.

The victory marks the first title for the Capitals in their 43-year history, and also the first for captain Alex Oveckhin and head coach Barry Trotz.

STANLEY CUP FINAL

Vegas vs. Washington

Capitals win series 4-1

Game 1 — Washington 4, Vegas 6

Game 2 — Washington 3, Vegas 2

Game 3 — Vegas 1, Washington 3

Game 4 —  Vegas 2, Washington 6

Game 5 —  Washington 4, Vegas 3


CONFERENCE FINALS

Eastern Conference

Washington vs. Tampa Bay

Capitals win series 4-3

Game 1 — Washington 4, Tampa Bay 2

Game 2 — Washington 6, Tampa Bay 2

Game 3 — Tampa Bay 4, Washington 2

Game 4 — Tampa Bay 4, Washington 2

Game 5 — Tampa Bay 3, Washington 2

Game 6 — Tampa Bay 0, Washington 3

Game 7 — Washington 4, Tampa Bay 0


Western Conference

Vegas vs. Winnipeg

Golden Knights win series 4-1

Game 1 — Vegas 2, Winnipeg 4

Game 2 — Vegas 3, Winnipeg 1

Game 3 — Winnipeg 2, Vegas 4

Game 4 — Winnipeg 2, Vegas 3

Game 5 — Vegas 2, Winnipeg 1


ROUND 2

Eastern Conference

Boston vs. Tampa Bay

Lightning win series 4-1

Game 1 — Boston 6, Tampa Bay 2

Game 2 — Boston 2, Tampa Bay 4

Game 3 — Tampa Bay 4, Boston 1

Game 4 — Tampa Bay 4, Boston 3 (OT)

Game 5 — Boston 1, Tampa Bay 3

Pittsburgh vs. Washington

Capitals win series 4-2

Game 1 — Pittsburgh 3, Washington 2

Game 2 — Pittsburgh 1, Washington 4

Game 3 — Washington 4, Pittsburgh 3

Game 4 — Washington 1, Pittsburgh 3

Game 5 — Pittsburgh 3, Washington 6

Game 6 — Washington 2, Pittsburgh 1 (OT)

Western Conference 

Winnipeg vs. Nashville

Jets win series 4-3

Game 1 — Winnipeg 4, Nashville 1

Game 2 — Winnipeg 4, Nashville 5 (2OT)

Game 3 — Nashville 4, Winnipeg 7

Game 4 — Nashville 2, Winnipeg 1

Game 5 — Winnipeg 6, Nashville 2 

Game 6 — Nashville 4, Winnipeg 0

Game 7 — Winnipeg 5, Nashville 1

San Jose vs. Vegas

Golden Knights win series 4-2

Game 1 — San Jose 0, Vegas 7

Game 2 — San Jose 4, Vegas 3 (2OT)

Game 3 — Vegas 4, 3 San Jose (OT)

Game 4 — Vegas 0, San Jose 4

Game 5 — San Jose 3, Vegas 5

Game 6 — Vegas 3, San Jose 0


ROUND 1

Eastern Conference

Boston vs. Toronto

Bruins win series 4-3

Game 1 — Toronto 1, Boston 5

Game 2 — Toronto 3, Boston 7

Game 3 — Boston 2, Toronto 4

Game 4 — Boston 3, Toronto 1

Game 5 — Toronto 4, Boston 3

Game 6 — Boston 1, Toronto 3

Game 7 —Boston 7, Toronto 4

Pittsburgh vs. Philadelphia

Penguins win series 4-2

Game 1 —  Philadelphia 0, Pittsburgh 7

Game 2 — Philadelphia 5, Pittsburgh 1

Game 3 — Pittsburgh 5, Philadelphia 1

Game 4 — Pittsburgh 5, Philadelphia 0

Game 5 — Philadelphia 4, Pittsburgh 2

Game 6 — Pittsburgh 8, Philadelphia 5

Washington vs. Columbus

Capitals win series 4-2

Game 1 — Columbus 4, Washington 3 (OT)

Game 2 —Columbus 5, Washington 4 (OT)

Game 3 — Washington 3, Columbus 2 (2OT)

Game 4 — Washington 4, Columbus 1

Game 5 — Columbus 3, Washington 4 (OT)

Game 6 — Washington 6, Columbus 3

Tampa Bay vs. New Jersey

Lightning win series 4-1

Game 1 — New Jersey 2, Tampa Bay 5

Game 2 — New Jersey 3, Tampa Bay 5

Game 3 — Tampa Bay 2, New Jersey 5

Game 4 — Tampa Bay 3, New Jersey 1

Game 5 — New Jersey 1, Tampa Bay 3

Western Conference

Vegas vs. Los Angeles

Golden Knights win series 4-0

Game 1 — Los Angeles 0, Vegas 1

Game 2 —Los Angeles 1, Vegas 2 (2 OT)

Game 3 — Vegas 3, Los Angeles 2

Game 4 — Vegas 1, Los Angeles 0

Winnipeg vs. Minnesota

Jets win series 4-1

Game 1 — Minnesota 2, Winnipeg 3

Game 2 — Minnesota 1, Winnipeg 4

Game 3 — Winnipeg 2, Minnesota 6

Game 4 — Winnipeg 2, Minnesota 0

Game 5 — Minnesota 0, Winnipeg 5

Nashville vs. Colorado

Predators win series 4-2

Game 1 — Colorado 2, Nashville 5

Game 2 — Colorado 4, Nashville 5

Game 3 — Nashville 3, Colorado 5

Game 4 — Nashville 3, Colorado 2

Game 5 — Colorado 2, Nashville 1

Game 6 — Nashville 5, Colorado 0

Anaheim vs. San Jose

Sharks win series 4-0

Game 1 — San Jose 3, Anaheim 0

Game 2 — San Jose 3, Anaheim 2

Game 3 — Anaheim 1, San Jose 8

Game 4 — Anaheim 1, San Jose 2


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