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Recap - Penguins Defeat Washington 2-1

Recap - Penguins Defeat Washington 2-1

The Penguins earned a 2-1 victory over the Capitals on Thursday at Verizon Center.

The Penguins were a -115 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 5.5.

Pittsburgh got goals from Craig Adams and Chris Kunitz in the victory. Adams opened the scoring at 5:21 of the first period.

Marc-Andre Fleury turned in a 16-save effort for the Penguins.

Jason Chimera scored for the Capitals, finding the net behind Marc-Andre Fleury.

Tomas Vokoun stopped 33 of 35 shots for the Capitals, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

On the power play, Pittsburgh went 0-for-3, while the Capitals were 0-for-2 with the man advantage.

Washington lost the shots on goal battle to Pittsburgh by a margin of 35-17.

Pittsburgh heads into a battle against the Hurricanes. Washington, meanwhile, will have their next action against Ottawa.