Washington vs Pittsburgh Wrap - Pittsburgh Wins 4-3
Pittsburgh skated to a 4-3 victory over Washington on Wednesday in NHL action at Consol Energy Centre.
Pittsburgh won as a -210 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Taylor Pyatt, Jussi Jokinen, Kris Letang, and Olli Maatta each scored for the Penguins in the victory. Letang opened the scoring for Pittsburgh, finding the back of the net at 9:53 of the second period. The goal was assisted by Sidney Crosby and Tanner Glass.
Marc-Andre Fleury turned in a 25-save effort for the Penguins.
Washington got goals from Jason Chimera, Brooks Laich, and Alex Ovechkin in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Michal Neuvirth stopped 33 of 37 shots for the Capitals, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Pittsburgh scored 0 times on 3 chances on the power play, while Washington went 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
Washington lost the shots on goal battle to Pittsburgh by a margin of 37-28.
Next game, Pittsburgh takes its act home to face Florida looking for another win. For Washington, they head on the road to face Columbus.