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Pittsburgh Ices Washington 3-2 - Recap

Chris Kunitz was the difference, potting a pair for Pittsburgh on Monday as the Penguins skated off with a 3-2 victory over the Capitals at Verizon Center.

Pittsburgh won as a -118 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Pittsburgh got goals from Chris Kunitz (2) and Sidney Crosby in the victory. Kunitz opened the scoring at 0:46 of the first period.

Jeff Zatkoff stopped 31 of 33 Washington shots in the victory.

Eric Fehr and Nicklas Backstrom scored for the Capitals, finding the net behind Jeff Zatkoff.

Jaroslav Halak stopped 17 of 20 shots for the Capitals, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

Pittsburgh scored 1 time on 3 chances on the power play, while Washington went 1-for-4 with the man advantage.

Pittsburgh lost the shots on goal battle to Washington by a margin of 33-20.