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Stanley Cup 2018: Caps Push Golden Knights To Brink

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Caps need one more win for first ever franchise championship

2018 NHL Stanley Cup Final - Game Four
One to go.
Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images

The Washington Capitals are one win away from doing something they’ve never before done as a franchise.

An eight-win expansion franchise in 1974, the Capitals are now one win away from their first ever Stanley Cup Championship.

Washington survived an early wave of offence from the Golden Knights to score six goals in game four. The Capitals scored three power play goals en route to a 6-2 victory over the Golden Knights. Evgeny Kuznetsov scored four assists, while Braden Holtby turned aside 28 of 30 shots by Vegas.

That’s a nifty goal by Devante Smith-Pelly to make it 3-0 at the end of the first period. The Capitals would never look back in this one, and they’re just one game away from their first ever Stanley Cup Championship.

The Capitals will try to close it out on Thursday when they will meet the Knights for game 5 in Vegas. The Knights are up against the wall, can they stretch the series another game?