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Stanley Cup Final Game 1: Golden Knights vs. Capitals

The Vegas Golden Knights defeated the Washington Capitals, 6-4, in Game 1 of the 2018 Stanley Cup Final on Monday at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas. Vegas leads the series, 1-0.

Braden Holtby #70 of the Washington Capitals reacts
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Braden Holtby #70 of the Washington Capitals reacts against the Vegas Golden Knights during the first period in Game One of the 2018 NHL Stanley Cup Final at T-Mobile Arena on May 28, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Colin Miller #6 of the Vegas Golden Knights
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Colin Miller #6 of the Vegas Golden Knights is congratulated by his teammates at the bench after scoring a first-period goal against the Washington Capitals in Game One of the 2018 NHL Stanley Cup Final at T-Mobile Arena on May 28, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Shea Theodore #27 of the Vegas Golden Knights
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Shea Theodore #27 of the Vegas Golden Knights and T.J. Oshie #77 of the Washington Capitals get tied up during the first period in Game One of the 2018 NHL Stanley Cup Final at T-Mobile Arena on May 28, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Colin Miller #6 of the Vegas Golden Knights
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Colin Miller #6 of the Vegas Golden Knights celebrates his first-period goal against the Washington Capitalagainst the Washington Capitalsin Game One of the 2018 NHL Stanley Cup Final at T-Mobile Arena on May 28, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Brett Connolly #10 of the Washington Capitals celebrates
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Brett Connolly #10 of the Washington Capitals celebrates his first-period goal against the Vegas Golden Knights in Game One of the 2018 NHL Stanley Cup Final at T-Mobile Arena on May 28, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Colin Miller #6 of the Vegas Golden Knights
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Colin Miller #6 of the Vegas Golden Knights is congratulated by his teammates after scoring a first-period goal against the Washington Capitals in Game One of the 2018 NHL Stanley Cup Final at T-Mobile Arena on May 28, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Braden Holtby #70 of the Washington Capitals reacts
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Braden Holtby #70 of the Washington Capitals reacts after allowing the first goal of the game against the Vegas Golden Knights during the first period in Game One of the 2018 NHL Stanley Cup Final at T-Mobile Arena on May 28, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom, of Sweden, celebrates
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Washington Capitals center Nicklas Backstrom, of Sweden, celebrates his goal with defenseman Dmitry Orlov, of Russia, during first period in Game 1 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals against the Vegas Golden Knights Monday, May 28, 2018, in Las Vegas.

William Karlsson #71 of the Vegas Golden Knights
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William Karlsson #71 of the Vegas Golden Knights is congratulated by his teammate Reilly SmithReilly Smith #19after scoring a first-period goal against the Washington Capitals in Game One of the 2018 NHL Stanley Cup Final at T-Mobile Arena on May 28, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Brett Connolly #10 of the Washington Capitals celebrates
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Brett Connolly #10 of the Washington Capitals celebrates his first-period goal with Andre Burakovsky #65 against the Vegas Golden Knights in Game One of the 2018 NHL Stanley Cup Final at T-Mobile Arena on May 28, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals skates
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Alex Ovechkin #8 of the Washington Capitals skates against the Vegas Golden Knights during the first period in Game One of the 2018 NHL Stanley Cup Final at T-Mobile Arena on May 28, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Vegas Golden Knights defenseman Brayden McNabb looks at
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Vegas Golden Knights defenseman Brayden McNabb looks at fans during warmups prior to Game 1 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals against the Washington Capitals, Monday, May 28, 2018, in Las Vegas.

Washington Capitals right wing Tom Wilson, right, tries
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Washington Capitals right wing Tom Wilson, right, tries to knock the puck out of the air and away from Vegas Golden Knights defenseman Brayden McNabb during first period in Game 1 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals, Monday, May 28, 2018, in Las Vegas.

The Washington Capitals swordsman performs prior to Game
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The Washington Capitals swordsman performs prior to Game One of the 2018 NHL Stanley Cup Final between the Vegas Golden Knights and the Washington Capitals at T-Mobile Arena on May 28, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

A Golden Knights fan watches warm-ups prior to
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A Golden Knights fan watches warm-ups prior to Game One of the 2018 NHL Stanley Cup Final between the Vegas Golden Knights and the Washington Capitals at T-Mobile Arena on May 28, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Brett Connolly #10 of the Washington Capitals skates
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Brett Connolly #10 of the Washington Capitals skates against Colin Miller #6 of the Vegas Golden Knights during the first period in Game One of the 2018 NHL Stanley Cup Final at T-Mobile Arena on May 28, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Matt Niskanen #2 of the Washington Capitals and
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Matt Niskanen #2 of the Washington Capitals and William Karlsson #71 of the Vegas Golden Knights battle for the puck during the first period in Game One of the 2018 NHL Stanley Cup Final at T-Mobile Arena on May 28, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The Golden Knight performs with the Washington Capitals
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The Golden Knight performs with the Washington Capitals swordsman prior to Game One of the 2018 NHL Stanley Cup Final between the Vegas Golden Knights and the Washington Capitals at T-Mobile Arena on May 28, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

American announcer Michael Buffer introduces the starting lineups
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American announcer Michael Buffer introduces the starting lineups prior to Game One of the 2018 NHL Stanley Cup Final between the Vegas Golden Knights and the Washington Capitals at T-Mobile Arena on May 28, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The Golden Knight performs prior to Game One
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The Golden Knight performs prior to Game One of the 2018 NHL Stanley Cup Final between the Vegas Golden Knights and the Washington Capitals at T-Mobile Arena on May 28, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Ice crew chief George Salami poses for a
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Ice crew chief George Salami poses for a photo prior to Game One of the 2018 NHL Stanley Cup Final between the Vegas Golden Knights and the Washington Capitals at T-Mobile Arena on May 28, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

American rapper Lil Jon and musician Travis Barker
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American rapper Lil Jon and musician Travis Barker pose for a photo prior to Game One of the 2018 NHL Stanley Cup Final between the Vegas Golden Knights and the Washington Capitals at T-Mobile Arena on May 28, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

A Golden Knights fan poses for a photo
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A Golden Knights fan poses for a photo outside the arena prior to Game One of the 2018 NHL Stanley Cup Final between the Vegas Golden Knights and the Washington Capitals at T-Mobile Arena on May 28, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The Knights Golden Aces take part in the
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The Knights Golden Aces take part in the March to the Fortress prior to Game One of the 2018 NHL Stanley Cup Final between the Vegas Golden Knights and the Washington Capitals at T-Mobile Arena on May 28, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

A Washington Capitals fan poses for a photo
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A Washington Capitals fan poses for a photo outside the arena prior to Game One of the 2018 NHL Stanley Cup Final against the Vegas Golden Knights at T-Mobile Arena on May 28, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Washington Capitals fans gather ourside the arena prior
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Washington Capitals fans gather ourside the arena prior to Game One of the 2018 NHL Stanley Cup Final against the Vegas Golden Knights at T-Mobile Arena on May 28, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

American rapper Lil Jon poses with the Stanley
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American rapper Lil Jon poses with the Stanley Cup prior to Game One of the 2018 NHL Stanley Cup Final between the Vegas Golden Knights and the Washington Capitals at T-Mobile Arena on May 28, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Fans gather outside the arena prior to Game
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Fans gather outside the arena prior to Game One of the 2018 NHL Stanley Cup Final between the Vegas Golden Knights and the Washington Capitals at T-Mobile Arena on May 28, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Lady Liberty wears a Vegas Golden Knights jersey
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Lady Liberty wears a Vegas Golden Knights jersey in front of the New York New York resort prior to Game 1 of the NHL Stanley Cup hockey game Monday, May 28, 2018, in Las Vegas.

A Vegas Golden Knights fan, center, laughs with
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A Vegas Golden Knights fan, center, laughs with two Washington Capitals fans as they pose for a photograph prior to Game 1 of the NHL Stanley Cup hockey game Monday, May 28, 2018, in Las Vegas.

A fan holds up a replica Stanley Cup
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A fan holds up a replica Stanley Cup outside the arena prior to Game One of the 2018 NHL Stanley Cup Final between the Vegas Golden Knights and the Washington Capitals at T-Mobile Arena on May 28, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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