The Vegas Golden Knights will host the Washington Capitals on Thursday night for Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Finals, and here is what you need to know.

Golden Knights Vs. Capitals Game 5 Preview

The Capitals lead the series 3-1 and are thus only one win away from their first-ever Stanley Cup title, as well as Washington’s first sports championship in 26 years (when the Redskins last won the Super Bowl).

The Caps won Game 4 by a score of 6-2 on Monday. Washington needed only 23 shots to score all their goals, three of which came on power plays. (The Capitals had five power plays in the contest)

Braden Holtby finished with 28 saves for Washington in Game 4, and Evgeny Kuznetsov logged four assists in the win, which featured goals by six different players.


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Thursday’s game at T-Mobile Arena will begin at 8pm EST and will air on NBC. It can also be live-streamed on NBC Sports. 

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