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Pittsburgh Penguins right wing Phil Kessel (81) celebrates his goal with teammate Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby (87), during the first period of Game 6 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Eastern Conference finals Tuesday, May 24, 2016, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Brian Blanco)

Pittsburgh wins to force Game 7 in Eastern Conference finals

May 25, 2016 | WNST Staff

The deciding Game 7 will be played on Thursday night.

San Jose Sharks goalie Martin Jones (31) and center Chris Tierney (50) celebrate after Game 5 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Western Conference finals against the St. Louis Blues, Monday, May 23, 2016, in St. Louis. The Sharks won 6-3. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Pavelski scores twice as San Jose takes 3-2 lead

May 23, 2016 | WNST Staff

Former Cap Joel Ward also scored twice for the Sharks.

Tampa Bay Lightning's Nikita Kucherov (86) is greeted by teammates Tyler Johnson (9) and Victor Hedman (77) after scoring to tie the game against the Pittsburgh Penguins during the third period of Game 5 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Eastern Conference finals, Sunday, May 22, 2016, in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Tampa Bay tops Pittsburgh in OT to take 3-2 series lead

May 23, 2016 | WNST Staff

The Lightning are one win away from a return trip to the Stanley Cup Finals.

Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby, second from left, celebrates with teammates Matt Cullen (7), Brian Dumoulin (8), Kris Letang (58) and Patric Hornqvist. right, after scoring the game winning goal in the overtime period of Game 2 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Eastern Conference finals against the Tampa Bay Lightning, Monday, May 16, 2016, in Pittsburgh. The Penguins won 3-2. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Crosby’s overtime winner lifts Pittsburgh by Tampa Bay

May 17, 2016 | WNST Staff

The Penguins tied the best-of-seven series at 1-1 on Monday night.


Hershey Advances To The AHL Eastern Conference Finals

May 15, 2016 | Ed Frankovic

The Caps organization finally defeats the Penguins in a playoff series.

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Luck Not the Sole Reason for the Caps’ 2nd Round Exit

May 13, 2016 | Ed Frankovic

Ed Frankovic’s take on why the Caps lost and what they need to do to win the Cup next season.

Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby (87) and Washington Capitals' Alex Ovechkin (8) meet as the teams shake hands after a 4-3 overtime win by the Penguins in Game 6 of an NHL hockey Stanley Cup Eastern Conference semifinal series in Pittsburgh, Tuesday, May 10, 2016. The Penguins advanced to the conference finals. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Russia calls up Ovechkin to worlds after playoff loss

May 11, 2016 | WNST Staff

Washington teammates Evgeny Kuznetsov and Dmitry Orlov were also called up for the world championships.

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Caps eliminated by Pittsburgh in 4-3 overtime heartbreaker

May 11, 2016 | WNST Staff

The Presidents’ Trophy winners erased a three-goal deficit before falling in overtime.

Pittsburgh Penguins' Nick Bonino, facing camera at top, is mobbed by teammates after scoring against the Washington Capitals during overtime of Game 6 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Eastern Conference semifinals, Tuesday, May 10, 2016 in Pittsburgh. The Penguins won 4-3 to advance to the next round. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Penguins 4, Capitals 3 final/OT Game 6 box score

May 11, 2016 | WNST Staff

Pittsburgh eliminated Washington in six games.

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Caps travel to Pittsburgh to try to force Game 7

May 09, 2016 | WNST Staff

Washington defenseman Brooks Orpik returns from a three-game ban on Tuesday night.