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Capitals double Penguins

Nicklas Backstrom recorded three assists, as the Washington Capitals upended the Pittsburgh Penguins 6-3 on Tuesday night.

Washington cashed as +125 road underdogs, while the teams played OVER the 6.5-goal total listed by sportsbooks.

Alex Ovechkin scored twice for the Capitals, who got a goal and an assist from Alex Semin in the win.

Sidney Crosby had a goal and two assists for Pittsburgh, while Jordan Leopold potted a pair of markers for the Penguins.