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Alex Ovechkin ready for 'biggest game of my life'

26 days ago   |   By CBC

Washington Capitals star Alex Ovechkin is closer than ever to playing for the Stanley Cup, and he's determined to make the most of the opportunity.
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Alex Ovechkin scored the goal that sent the Capitals to the Stanley Cup Final

Alex Ovechkin scored the goal that sent the Capitals to the Stanley Cup Final

26 days ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

On June 4, 1998, Joe Juneau scored the biggest goal in the history of the Washington Capitals. In Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Final, Joe Juneau attacked the crease and shot in a rebound past a helpless Dominik Hasek in overtime to defeat the Buffalo Sabres and win the Eastern Conference. Alex Ovechkin's name was already etched in the history books for the Capitals several times over, but on Wednesday he added it again with the biggest goal of his career.
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These Capitals are loose and dealing as they head to Vegas

These Capitals are loose and dealing as they head to Vegas

26 days ago   |   By Washingtonpost

Anything but meek, Washington advances to the Stanley Cup finals by beating Tampa Bay in a Game 7 performance filled with crushing checks and creative plays.
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Capitals stars Alex Ovechkin, Braden Holtby on ousting Lightning

Capitals stars Alex Ovechkin, Braden Holtby on ousting Lightning

26 days ago   |   By Fox Sports

Washington Capitals stars Alex Ovechkin and Braden Holtby describe the emotions of beating the Tampa Bay Lightning to win the Eastern Conference Final and advance to the Stanley Cup Final to face the Vegas Golden Knights.
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Alex Ovechkin finally reaches Stanley Cup final

26 days ago   |   By Yahoo Sports

A Washington Capitals team led by Alex Ovechkin is finally playing for the NHL's biggest prize.
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Alex Ovechkin bucks superstition, touches trophy

26 days ago   |   By Yardbarker

Alex Ovechkin bucked a recent superstition after clinching his first trip to the Stanley Cup Finals.Ovechkin scored the first goal en route to a 4-0 Washington Capitals win over the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals on Wednesday night.As his team celebrated their big victory, Ovi came over to be presented with the Prince of Wales Trophy for winning the conference. Although some believe it is bad luck to touch the trophy because the focus should be on the bigger prize of the Stanley Cup, Ovechkin was not fazed and touched the trophy. What does the data say? The...
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Capitals defeat Lightning in Game 7 to reach first Stanley Cup Final since 1998

Capitals defeat Lightning in Game 7 to reach first Stanley Cup Final since 1998

26 days ago   |   By USA Today

Alex Ovechkin scored early and Andre Burakovsky added two more to send the Capitals to their first Cup Final appearances since 1998.
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Capitals rip Lightning in Game 7 to reach Stanley Cup final

Capitals rip Lightning in Game 7 to reach Stanley Cup final

26 days ago   |   By New York Post

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. - Alex Ovechkin scored early and Andre Burakovsky added two second-period goals to help the Capitals put a decade of playoff frustration behind them with a 4-0 victory over the Lightning in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference final Wednesday night. Braden Holtby stopped 29 shots for his second straight shutout and...
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NHL playoffs 2018: TV schedule for Stanley Cup Final, bracket, scores, series results, odds

26 days ago   |   By CBSSports

Here's your guide for how to watch this year's Stanley Cup playoffs
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Capitals defeat Lightning in Game 7 to earn spot in Stanley Cup Final

26 days ago   |   By Sportsnet

The Washington Capitals took down the Tampa Bay Lightning in a pivotal Game 7 matchup Wednesday to book a ticket to the Stanley Cup Final.
Washington defeated Tampa Bay by a score of 4-0, as captain Alex Ovechkin tallied a minute into the contest and netminder Braden Holtby earned his second straight shutout.
The Capitals will meet Vegas in the Final, with Game 1 slated for May 28.
More to come.
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PHT's Three Stars: Burakovsky's goals push Capitals into Stanley Cup Final

26 days ago   |   By ProHockeyTalk

Game 1 of the Stanley Cup Final is Mon., May 28 at 8 p.m. ET on NBCSN.
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Barry Trotz's Cup expected to runneth over into a new deal

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