Penguins vs. Capitals Live Stream: How to Watch Game 5 Online

Washington Capitals, Pittsburgh Penguins, NHL playoffs

The Pittsburgh Penguins look to eliminate the Washington Capitals on Saturday night. (Getty)

Is history going to repeat itself?

The Washington Capitals were the best team in the entire NHL during the regular season, but now the squad is facing elimination on Saturday night as they return home for a Game 5 tilt against the Pittsburgh Penguins.

The Caps have dropped three straight after winning the series opener in OT and are hoping to stave off yet another early, and disappointing, elimination from the Stanley Cup playoffs. Of course, Pittsburgh is hoping for exactly the opposite, looking to notch a berth in the Eastern Conference finals.

Puck drop is slated for 7:15 p.m. ET and the game is being nationally broadcast on NBCSN. Don’t worry if you wont’ be near a TV though or even near a computer. We’ve got ways to stream the game online and on mobile:

If You’re in the United States & Have a Cable or Satellite Subscription That Includes NBC Sports

On the Web:

If you have access to a cable or satellite log-in, you can watch the game online for free via NBC Sports Live Extra. You will need the username and password for a cable or satellite subscription to authenticate the stream. The site’s frequently asked questions page has a rundown of technical requirements and other information.

With an App:

If you have access to a cable or satellite log-in and you’re looking to stream the game on a tablet or connected TV, you can do so via the NBC Sports Live Extra App, which you can download in the App Store or the Google Play Store. As is the case with desktop, you will need a username and password for a cable subscription to authenticate the stream.

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