Caps Cruise to 6-2 Win Over Las Vegas in Game 4 of Stanley Cup Finals

Teammates celebrate with Washington Capitals forward T.J. Oshie, center of the huddle, who scored a goal past Vegas Golden Knights goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury (29) during the first period. Photo: AP/Pablo Martinez Monsivais
Teammates celebrate with Washington Capitals forward T.J. Oshie, center of the huddle, who scored a goal past Vegas Golden Knights goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury (29) during the first period.

June 04, 2018 10:08 PM

The Washington Capitals are one win away from the first Stanley Cup championship in the 43-year history of the franchise.
    
T.J. Oshie, Tom Wilson and Devante Smith-Pelly all scored in the first period and the Capitals cruised from there in routing the Vegas Golden Knights 6-2 to take a commanding 3-1 lead in the best-of-seven series.
    
Only the 1942 Detroit Red Wings have blown a 3-1 series lead after winning the first three games against Toronto.
    
Game 5 is Thursday night in Las Vegas.
 

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