Washington Capitals vs. Pittsburgh Penguins live stream, Game 5: TV schedule, online and more

May 1, 2017; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Washington Capitals right wing Tom Wilson (43) skates up ice with the puck against the Pittsburgh Penguins during the third period in game three of the second round of the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs at the PPG PAINTS Arena. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports
May 1, 2017; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Washington Capitals right wing Tom Wilson (43) skates up ice with the puck against the Pittsburgh Penguins during the third period in game three of the second round of the 2017 Stanley Cup Playoffs at the PPG PAINTS Arena. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports /
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The Washington Capitals face a must win scenario against the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday in Game 5. Here’s how you can watch the game online via live stream. 

The Washington Capitals are officially on notice. In Game 4, the Pittsburgh Penguins were able to pull off a 3-2 win over the Caps despite not having their captain Sidney Crosby. This puts the Pens up 3-1 in the series. For the Caps, Game 5, which will be held at the Verizon Center in Washington DC starting at 7:15 p.m. ET, is a must win game for the sake of the franchise.

Pittsburgh has had Washington’s number throughout the series. Despite not having Kris Letang, the Pens have been dominating where it matters – on the scoreboard. While the Caps have the advantage in shot attempts in each game, it hasn’t mattered because they haven’t been able to execute properly. This must change in Game 5.

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The Washington Capitals face arguably the most important game in franchise history. A loss could mean a ton of changes, as this is likely the best chance Alex Ovechkin and the Caps have of winning the Stanley Cup. From here on out, every remaining game in the series is the most important game in their history.

Date: Saturday May 6
Start Time: 7:15 p.m. ET
Venue: Verizon Center
Location: Washington DC
Series Lead: Penguins lead series 3-1
TV Channel: NBC
Live Stream: NBC

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For the Capitals, it’s now or never. Game 5 is arguably the biggest game in franchise history. This team has come too far to go down this easily.