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Capitals double Penguins

Alex Ovechkin scored twice and assisted on another Thursday, leading the Washington Capitals over the Pittsburgh Penguins 6-3 at Mellon Arena.

Washington won the game as -115 favorites, while the nine goals sailed OVER the posted over/under (6.5).

Mike Knuble, Eric Fehr, Tomas Fleischmann, and Nicklas Backstrom added singles, while Jose Theodore turned away 35 shots in the win.

Sidney Crosby, Nick Johnson, and Kris Letang scored for the Penguins.