NHL’S STANLEY CUP CHAMPIONSHIP
Underdog vs. Underdog
TheA Las Vegas Knights,A a team that didn’t even exist last year, faces off against the Washington Capitals, a team tortured by playoff losses.
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Vegas Golden Knights
“Everybody on this team has something to prove. We call ourselves aThe Golden Misfits’ for a reason. We’re doing a good job of proving everybody wrong.”
Ryan Reaves, Golden Knights, helped score winning goal that sent team to the Final.
- New franchise: At one point, 500-1 odds to win championship.
“It’s unbelievable… I can’t explain my emotions. I’m just happy for my boys, for our organization, our fans — finally!”
Alex Ovechkin, Washington Capitals,A regarded as this generation’s great goalscorer. This is his 1st Stanley Cup final.
- Tortured Past:A First Stanley Cup appearance in 20 yrs, never won.
The best of 7 series starts Monday. Who ya got? Click for the full schedule for when to watch.
- NHL Playoffs 2018: Vegas Golden Knights rewrite NHL history with Stanley Cup Final Berth:
- Capitals vs. Lightning: A history of Washington D.C. playoff misery as the Capitals try to reverse it:
- 2018 Stanley Cup Final Schedule (all start times 8 p.m. ET)
by Jenna Lee,