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How to watch Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Washington Capitals Game 6: Game time, TV, live stream

The Lightning can write its ticket to the Stanley Cup final with a victory tonight in Washington, and cap an impressive rebound from an 0-2 series hole.

Or we could have Game 7 in Tampa Bay Wednesday night.

That's what's at stake in the 8 p.m. game at Capital One Arena in Washington. Here's what you need to know:

How to watch Game 6

Game time: Monday, May 21, 8 p.m. ET

TV channel: NBC Sports Network

Live stream: NBC Sports Stream

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Series schedule

Game 1, Friday, May 11

Capitals 4, Lightning 2

Coverage: Worse than Boston Game 1 | Report card | Takeaways | Gone in two seconds

Game 2, Sunday, May 13

Capitals 6, Lightning 2

More coverage: Not over, but feels like it | Report card | Takeaways | Soul-crushing goals

Game 3, Tuesday, May 15

Lightning 4, Capitals 2 

More coverage: Sports Day Tampa Bay podcast | Report cardTakeaways | Vassy rebounds

Game 4, Thursday, May 17

Lightning 4, Capitals 2

More coverage: Sports Day Tampa Bay podcast  | Takeaways | Props to Yzerman

Game 5, Saturday, May 19

Lightning 3, Capitals 2 (Lightning leads series, 3-2)

More coverage: Overwhelming Ovechkin | Report card | Takeaways | 96 frantic seconds | Quick strike but not quickest

Game 6, Monday, May 21

Lightning at Capitals, 8 p.m.

Game 7, Wednesday, May 23*

Capitals at Lightning, 8 p.m.

(*if necessary)

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