Stanley Cup Final starts tonight on KOAA 5

Posted at 7:22 AM, May 28, 2018
and last updated 2018-05-28 09:22:26-04

The Las Vegas Golden Knights and the Washington Capitals will face off in an intriguing Stanley Cup Final match up starting Monday night on KOAA 5 – NBC.

You can catch the entire series on KOAA or the NBC Sports Network. All of the game coverage starts at 6 p.m. Mountain Standard Time.

As a result some News 5 at 6 p.m. shows will be impacted.

Here’s the coverage schedule for the games:

Date Game Network Time (Mountain)
Monday, May 28 Game 1: Washington @ Las Vegas KOAA 5 6 p.m.
Wednesday, May 30 Game 2: Washington @ Las Vegas NBC SN 6 p.m.
Saturday, June 2 Game 3: Las Vegas @ Washington NBC SN 6 p.m.
Monday, June 4 Game 4: Las Vegas @ Washington KOAA 5 6 p.m.
Thursday, June 7 Game 5: Washington @ Las Vegas KOAA 5 6 p.m.
Sunday, June 10 Game 6: Las Vegas @ Washington KOAA 5 6 p.m.
Wednesday June 13 Game 7: Washington @ Las Vegas KOAA 5 6 p.m.

It’s Las Vegas’ first season, and first-ever Stanley Cup Final appearance after they finished the Winnipeg Jets 4-1 to advance to the cup.

The Capitals beat the top-seeded Tampa Bay Lightning three times on the road, to advance to the championship. The Caps finished an impressive 8-2 away from home this postseason.
It’s Washington’s first Cup Final appearance since 1998, and the first during Capitals superstar Alexander Ovechkin’s 13-year career.

(The Associated Press contributed to this story)