After losing their first three matchups with the Washington Capitals this season, the Pittsburgh Penguins regained some balance against their division rival.
It’s Rivalry Night, so of course a heated match between the Washington Capitals and Pittsburgh Penguins is expected.
Alexander Ovechkin insists he saw the puck, put his hands together and tried to give it a whack, only to see Kris Letang’s right foot get in the way at the last second.
The Washington Capitals enjoyed one of their best defensive efforts against one of the league’s top offensive teams.
Marc-Andre Fleury made 32 saves for his fifth shutout of the season, leading the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 2-0 victory over the Washington Capitals on Tuesday night.
Alexander Ovechkin’s 34th goal of the season gave Washington a 3-2 lead midway through the third period but the Capitals collapsed over the final 10 minutes.
Sidney Crosby delivered a goal and an assist to get the better of a quiet Alex Ovechkin in the past league MVPs’ first matchup as division rivals, Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Washington Capitals 4-0 on Wednesday night.
Adam Oates on Penguins: ‘They’re one of the teams in the league that are a measuring stick.’
Sidney Crosby and his agent believe Zdeno Chara intentionally punched the Penguins’ captain’s jaw. Real-time video says otherwise.
The Ted Lindsay Award is handed out after every NHL season to the player who is deemed to be most outstanding as voted on by the members of the NHL Players’ Association.