Game 5 will take place Thursday at 8 p.m.in Las Vegas. They didn't stop there.
It is the first championship for the Capitals, who began play in 1974. He is one of the best scorers ever, but never quite got the respect he deserved because of that one blemish on his resume.
Why? Because this fan went out and got a tattoo celebrating the team winning the Cup this year.
Washington was led by Alex Ovechkin, who in March became the 20th player in National Hockey League history to score 600 goals and just the fourth to reach that number in fewer than 1,000 games.
Alex Ovechkin is a Stanley Cup champion at last - and he has another piece of hardware, too.
Listen to the first track from Prince's posthumous album
Nine previously unreleased tracks recorded by Prince in 1983 will be released as " Piano and a Microphone 1983 " on September 21. The album will contain 9 tracks and run 35 minutes long.
The Capitals run has created a buzz in the nation's capital, whose four major professional sports teams hadn't won a title since the Washington Redskins won the Super Bowl 26 years ago.
Then in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals, the Russian captain delivered seconds into the deciding clash versus the Tampa Bay Lightning, giving Washington a lead it wouldn't relinquish.
Vegas, which won Game 1 before dropping the next three, lost four straight for the first time in franchise's brief yet memorable history.
Washington challenged for goalie interference, but the call on the ice stood before Smith gave the home side a 3-2 lead. Washington Nationals first basemen Ryan Zimmerman was seen out among the crowd outside of the arena. Marc-Andre Fluery has regressed at the worst possible time after bailing the Golden Knights out multiple times in the first three rounds.