The Washington Capitals continue their quest for Lord Stanley’s Cup tonight against the Los Angeles Kings. Both clubs are aiming for their first cup in franchise history.
The Caps have had a long journey to get to the final round of the playoffs. They took down the defending cup champion Bruins in a 7 game first round series. In the conference semifinals, the Capitals eliminated the No. 1 seeded Rangers in 7 games as well. The Caps advanced to the finals after beating the New Jersey Devils in 6 games.
The Kings have had a much easier route to the finals. LA has gone 12-2 through 3 rounds. On top of that, they have won 10 straight playoff road games dating back to the 2011 playoffs.
Tonight both teams will continue their journey for the ultimate prize, The Stanley Cup.