Caps roll over Flyers in East PA now on to West PA to face Pens

2-2   Capitals (30-15-5)  at  Penguins  (28-21-3)

TV:  7pm  NBC Sports Washington

Last game for Washington:  5-3 win vs Philadelphia

  • Chandler Stephenson-2 goals
  • John Carlson and Lars Eller-2 assists each
  • Andre Buravosky-goal
  • T.J. Oshie-goal
  • Devante Smith-Pelly-goal
  • Braden Holtby-27 saves

Chandler Stephenson scored two goals in forty seven seconds for his third and fourth goals of the season to tie the game against the Flyers at 2-2. The Caps never looked back as they scored five unanswered goals to top the Flyers 5-3. Burakovsky’s goal was his first since December nineteenth, ending a nine game drought. Oshie’s tally was his first since December twenty second, ending a thirteen game streak.

Last game for Pittsburgh:  5-2 win vs San Jose

  • Evgeni Malkin-Hat Trick
  • Bryan Rust-2 goals, assist
  • Matt Murray-40 saves

Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin are one and two in the league in scoring and Phil Kessel is tied for forth in scoring. In the month of January the Pens record was 9-3-0 record (nine wins being tops in the NHL), they also are tied for first in power play goals with twelve.

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