Penguins Down Washington 4-3 - Match Report

Penguins Down Washington 4-3 - Match Report

James Neal scored twice to lead the Penguins over Washington 4-3 on Sunday at Consol Energy Centre.

The Penguins were a -170 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5.

Pittsburgh got goals from James Neal (2), Evgeni Malkin, and Kris Letang in the victory. Letang opened the scoring at 4:51 of the first period.

Marc-Andre Fleury turned in a 17-save effort for the Penguins.

Washington got goals from Alexander Semin, Brooks Laich, and Alex Ovechkin in the loss, but it wasn't enough.

Michal Neuvirth stopped 23 of 27 shots for the Capitals, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

On the power play, Pittsburgh went 1-for-4, while the Capitals were 0-for-4 with the man advantage.

Washington lost the shots on goal battle to Pittsburgh by a margin of 27-20.

Next game, Pittsburgh takes its act on the road to face St. Louis looking for another win. For Washington, they head home to face Boston.