PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Pittsburgh Penguins now have their Round 2 opponent.
The Washington Capitals advanced to Round 2 of the NHL playoffs with their 6-3 win against the Columbus Blue Jackets in Columbus on Monday night.
This will be the third year in a row that the Penguins face the Capitals in the second round of the playoffs.
In 2016, the Penguins defeated the Capitals 4-2 in the series. Last year, the Pens shut out the Capitals in Game 7.
Tickets for the first two Round 2 home games went on sale Monday morning, although the dates for those two games are not known at this time.
The Round 2 schedule has not yet been released.