Caps and Pens face off for the eleventh time in NHL playoff history

4-26   Game    Pittsburgh vs Washington    

TV:  7 pm  NBCSN

Last game: Pittsburgh defeats Philadelphia  8-5

Pittsburgh top performers
  • Jake Guentzel – 4  goals (6 in the playoffs) and an assist
  • Crosby – goal and 2 assists
  • Hornquist – goal and 2 assists
  • Letang – 3 assists
  • Matt Murray – 21 saves on 26 shots.

Last game: Washington defeats Columbus  6-3

Capitals top performers
  • Beagle- 2 assists
  • Chandler Stephenson – goal (short handed) 1 assist
  • Ovechkin- 2 goals
  • Braden Holtby- 35 saves on 38 shots

After four straight wins, the Caps now sit and wait for the Pittsburgh Penguins to come to down. The one and only time the Caps have ever eliminated the Pens from the playoffs was in the 1993-94 season, when they beat Pittsburgh 4-2 in the first round. Time to make it number two!

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Holtby vs. Murray

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