Capitals edge Penguins in OT

Capitals edge Penguins in OT

Mike Knuble netted the game-winner in overtime Sunday, as the Washington Capitals defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins 5-4.

The Capitals were a -180 favorite in the game and the nine goals scored went OVER the posted over/under total (6.5).

Alexander Ovechkin scored a hat trick and had an assist for Washington, while Nicklas Backstrom collected a pair of assists.

Sidney Crosby and Jordan Staal both scored a pair of goals for Pittsburgh and Evgeni Malkin had two assists.