5-2-2, 1st in Metropolitan Division

Washington Capitals Photos

Washington Capitals Photos

  1. RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA - APRIL 22: Tom Wilson #43 of the Washington Capitals checks Brett Pesce #22 of the Carolina Hurricanes in the third period of Game Six of the Eastern Conference First Round during the 2019 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at PNC Arena on April 22, 2019 in Raleigh, North Carolina. The Hurricanes won 5-2. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

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    WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 24: Sebastian Aho #20 of the Carolina Hurricanes checks Dmitry Orlov #9 of the Washington Capitals during the first period in Game Seven of the Eastern Conference First Round during the 2019 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Capital One Arena on April 24, 2019 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

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  2. WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 24: Brooks Orpik #44 of the Washington Capitals pauses after a second period hit by Jordan Martinook #48 of the Carolina Hurricanes in Game Seven of the Eastern Conference First Round during the 2019 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Capital One Arena on April 24, 2019 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

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    RALEIGH, NC - APRIL 22: Justin Williams #14 of the Carolina Hurricanes scores past a defected Braden Holtby #70 of the Washington Capitals in Game Six of the Eastern Conference First Round during the 2019 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs on April 22, 2019 at PNC Arena in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Photo by Gregg Forwerck/NHLI via Getty Images)

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  3. RALEIGH, NC - APRIL 22: Petr Mrazek #34 of the Carolina Hurricanes squares up in the crease to face a shot on goal by Alexander Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals in Game Six of the Eastern Conference First Round during the 2019 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs on April 22, 2019 at PNC Arena in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Photo by Gregg Forwerck/NHLI via Getty Images)

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    WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 24: Braden Holtby #70 of the Washington Capitals prepares to play against the Carolina Hurricanes in Game Seven of the Eastern Conference First Round during the 2019 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Capital One Arena on April 24, 2019 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

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  4. RALEIGH, NC - APRIL 22: Justin Williams #14 of the Carolina Hurricanes and Dmitry Orlov #9 of the Washington Capitals battle along the boards in Game Six of the Eastern Conference First Round during the 2019 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs on April 22, 2019 at PNC Arena in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Photo by Gregg Forwerck/NHLI via Getty Images)

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    WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 24: Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals warms up before playing against the Carolina Hurricanes in Game Seven of the Eastern Conference First Round during the 2019 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Capital One Arena on April 24, 2019 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/NHLI via Getty Images)

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  5. WASHINGTON, DC - APRIL 24: Nino Niederreiter #21 of the Carolina Hurricanes checks Tom Wilson #43 of the Washington Capitals into the boards during the first overtime in Game Seven of the Eastern Conference First Round during the 2019 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Capital One Arena on April 24, 2019 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

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    RALEIGH, NC - APRIL 22: Brett Pesce #22 of the Carolina Hurricanes gets tangled up with Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals in Game Six of the Eastern Conference First Round during the 2019 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs on April 22, 2019 at PNC Arena in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Photo by Gregg Forwerck/NHLI via Getty Images)

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