The NHL’s top two teams from the regular season will meet in the Eastern Conference semifinals Thursday night when the Presidents’ Trophy-winning Washington Capitals take on the defending Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 1 at Verizon Center.
The Penguins ousted the Columbus Blue Jackets in five games during the first round, and the Caps bounced the Toronto Maple Leafs in six games.
Washington went 2-0-2 against Pittsburgh during the regular season, outscoring the Penguins 21-14 in the process.
The Penguins defeated the Capitals during last year’s Eastern Conference semifinals en route to winning the Stanley Cup.
Here’s how you can watch Capitals vs. Penguins online.
When: Thursday, April 27, at 7:30 p.m ET
Live Stream: NBC Sports Live
Thumbnail photo via Charles LeClaire/USA TODAY Sports Images
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