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Beaver County Times 11 hours ago
Penguins beat Capitals behind Marc-Andrew Fleury, take series lead

Penguins beat Capitals behind Marc-Andrew Fleury, take series lead

Sidney Crosby scored two goals in 52 seconds, Nick Bonino had the winner in the third period and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Washington Capitals 3-2 in Game 1 of their second-round playoff series on Thursday night.
San Francisco Chronicle 10 hours ago

Penguins top Capitals in series opener

Sidney Crosby scored twice in a 52-second span of the second period and Nick Bonino added the winning goal in the third as the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the host Washington Capitals 3-2 in Game 1 of their Eastern Conference second-round playoff series Thursday. Erik Karlsson scored with 4:11 left in the third period as host Ottawa beat New York in the East second-round series opener. Predators forward Kevin Fiala broke his left leg in Game 1 of a Western Conference second-round series with the Blues on Wednesday and is recovering from surgery to repair his femur, the team said...
FOX Sports 11 hours ago
Crosby scores twice, Bonino has winner as Pens beat Caps (Apr 27, 2017)

Crosby scores twice, Bonino has winner as Pens beat Caps (Apr 27, 2017)

WASHINGTON (AP) Sidney Crosby scored two goals in 52 seconds, Nick Bonino had the winner in the third period and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Washington Capitals 3-2 in Game 1 of their second-round playoff series on Thursday night.
Japers' Rink Apr 24, 2017
Capitals-Penguins: By the Numbers

Capitals-Penguins: By the Numbers

A statistical look at the season series between the Capitals and Penguins And so it's set. Capitals vs. Penguins. Red, white and blue vs. black and gold. Nine previous playoff meetings, with the Caps being victorious just once... and the Pens beating the Caps en route to all four of their Cups, just for extra salt in the wound. Petr Nedved’s four-overtime heartbreaker. That wonderful, but rare, 1994 series. T.J. Oshie’s overtime hat trick. Braden Holtby vs. Marc-Andre Fleury for the first time. Alex Ovechkin’s hat trick vs. Sidney Crosby’s hat trick... and of course, Ovechkin vs....
Japers' Rink 11 hours ago
Capitals vs. Penguins Recap: Caps’ Comeback Comes Up Short in Game One

Capitals vs. Penguins Recap: Caps’ Comeback Comes Up Short in Game One

Washington clawed their way back to tie the game at two but a third period goal from Nick Bonino would bury the Capitals in Game One Ice Tracker - Game Summary - Event Summary - Shot Report - Faceoff Summary - Play-by-Play - Home TOI - Visitor TOI - Advanced Stats at: hockeystats, Natural Stat Trick and more via Nice Time On Ice Washington hosted rival Pittsburgh in the Stanley Cup Playoffs Thursday and the teams did not disappoint in their Eastern Conference Semifinal Series opener. The Penguins enjoyed an early lead provided by Sidney Crosby but a pair of Russian Washington goals...
Blueshirt Banter 22 hours ago
Superstars vs Depth: Re-evaluating Team Construction

Superstars vs Depth: Re-evaluating Team Construction

As analysts from all parts of the hockey world have dissected each and every team in the NHL to pick out the Stanley Cup contenders from the pretenders, one factor seems to be universal in what separates the cream of the crop from the rest of the league is depth. We’ve seen it in recent years, with deep teams like the Pittsburgh Penguins and Chicago Blackhawks roll four lines en route to bringing titles to their cities. When you have players like Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin, and Patrick Kane to anchor your team’s top units, then the combination of superstars up front and quality depth...
Newark Star-Ledger Apr 27, 2017

2017 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs: Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Washington Capitals preview, prediction

Sidney Crosby, Evgeni Malkin, Marc-Andre Fleury, Phil Kessel and the defending Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins will play Alex Ovechkin, Nicklas Backstrom, T.J. Oshie, John Carlson and the Presidents' Trophy winning Washington Capitals in the Eastern Conference semifinals of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. The NHL's top two teams in points in the regular season will go head-to-head in the second round, and the Metropolitan Division rivals will aim for a spot in the Eastern Conference finals.
Sports Illustrated 11 hours ago

Playoff Roundup: Bonino's late goal helps Penguins take Game 1 win against Capitals

Sidney Crosby's Penguins outdueled Alex Ovechkin's Capitals in the opener of their latest playoff battle, while Erik Karlsson's late tally lifted the Senators past the Rangers in Game 1.
Beaver County Times 11 hours ago
Brian Metzer's Plus/Minus: Sidney Crosby was a force, but some Penguins overstayed their welcome

Brian Metzer's Plus/Minus: Sidney Crosby was a force, but some Penguins overstayed their welcome

Times NHL Correspondent Brian Metzer goes through the good and bad of the Penguins' game 1 win in Washington.
CSN Philly 10 hours ago

NHL Playoffs: Crosby, Bonino lead Penguins to Game 1 win over Caps

WASHINGTON -- Sidney Crosby scored two goals in 52 seconds, Nick Bonino had the winner in the third period and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the

PHT Morning Skate: David Letterman shows off awesome playoff beard at Caps-Pens game

Well start with highlights from Game 1 of the highly anticipated matchup between Washington and Pittsburgh, which the Penguins won 3-2. Sidney Crosby scored twice, while Alex Ovechkin found the back of the net once. It appears as though hockey fans in Montreal still arent thrilled about P.K. Subban being shipped to Nashville last summer. []

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