Washington Falls 3-2 to Penguins - Recap
|Washington Falls 3-2 to Penguins - Recap|
It came down to a shootout and Marc-Andre Fleury foiled the opposition in a 3-2 victory for Pittsburgh over Washington Thursday.
The Penguins were a +115 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 6.
The win was clinched by Pascal Dupuis, who beat Michal Neuvirth in a shootout to gain the extra point in the standings for Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh got goals from Chris Kunitz and Sidney Crosby in the victory. Crosby opened the scoring at 3:21 of the first period.
Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 32 of 34 Washington shots in the victory.
Mike Knuble and Mike Green scored for the Capitals, finding the net behind Marc-Andre Fleury.
Michal Neuvirth stopped 25 of 27 shots for the Capitals, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Pittsburgh went 0-for-5, while the Capitals were 1-for-6 with the man advantage.
Pittsburgh lost the shots on goal battle to Washington by a margin of 34-27.
Pittsburgh looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Senators. The Capitals will aim to get back on the winning track at Carolina.