Washington Capitals

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.

Caps Ovi Orpik wild

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.

Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Matt Murray (30) stops the puck as Washington Capitals right wing T.J. Oshie (77) looks on during the third period of Game 5 in an NHL hockey Stanley Cup Eastern Conference semifinals, Saturday, May 7, 2016, in Washington. The Capitals won 3-1. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)

Pittsburgh sticking with rookie Murray in Game 6 against Caps

May 09, 2016 | WNST Staff

The 21-year-old Penguins goaltender gave up three goals on 19 shots in the Caps’ 3-1 victory in Game 5.

Tampa Bay Lightning's goalie Ben Bishop (30) is congratulated by Jonathan Marchessault (81) and Victor Hedman (77), of Sweden, at the end of the third period of Game 5 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Eastern Conference semifinals against the New York Islanders, Sunday, May 8, 2016, in Tampa, Fla. The Lightning defeated the Islanders 4-0, to advance  to the Eastern Conference finals. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

Tampa Bay awaits winner of Caps-Penguins in East final

May 08, 2016 | WNST Staff

The Lightning won four straight after losing the series opener to the New York Islanders.

Ovie Game 5 Pens

Ovechkin, Holtby, and Oshie Help Caps Force a Game 6

May 08, 2016 | Ed Frankovic

The Caps get two power play goals in a 3-1 win in game five.

Washington Capitals center Marcus Johansson (90), from Sweden, right wing T.J. Oshie (77) and left wing Alex Ovechkin (8), from Russia, celebrate with defenseman John Carlson, second from left, after his goal against the Philadelphia Flyers during the second period of Game 1 of a first-round NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff series Thursday, April 14, 2016, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

Capitals 3, Penguins 1 Game 5 final box score

May 07, 2016 | WNST Staff

Washington now trails 3-2 as the series shifts back to Pittsburgh for Game 6.

WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 15:  Braden Holtby #70 of the Washington Capitals looks on during the first period against the New York Islanders in Game One of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Verizon Center on April 15, 2015 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images)

Caps try to stave off elimination on Saturday night

May 06, 2016 | WNST Staff

“We have the experience, the composure. It’s just a matter of putting it to use now and keep pushing forward.”

Game 4 Pens

Caps Season On the Brink After Overtime Loss

May 05, 2016 | Ed Frankovic

Patrick Hornqvist’s overtime tally puts the Penguins up three games to one.

Pittsburgh Penguins goalie Matt Murray (30) makes a save on Washington Capitals Justin Williams (14) as Ian Cole (28) moves in to help during the first period of Game 4 in an NHL hockey Stanley Cup Eastern Conference semifinals in Pittsburgh, Wednesday, May 4, 2016. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Penguins 3, Capitals 2 final/OT box score

May 04, 2016 | WNST Staff

Pittsburgh took a commanding 3-1 series lead on Wednesday night.


Caps aim to cool off Murray, even series at 2-2

May 03, 2016 | WNST Staff

“It’s not a surprise to us. He’s looking like a franchise goaltender.”