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Final: Penguins 4, Capitals 0

By Dejan Kovacevic | Trib Total Media

Looking ahead to faceoff …

Game: Penguins (13-8) vs. Washington Capitals (12-8-1)

Time: 8:08 p.m.

Site: Verizon Center, Washington, D.C.

TV, radio: NBC Sports Network (national), TSN2 (Canada), 105.9 The X

Here’s the official live summary.

Here’s TribLIVE’s Penguins page. Rob Rossi is on the scene.

Author: Dejan Kovacevic

Dejan Kovacevic, a lifelong Pittsburgher, is an award-winning sports columnist for Trib Total Media covering the Steelers, Penguins, Pirates, Pitt and more, including his fourth Olympics in Sochi, Russia. He also appears on WPXI-TV's 'Subway Final Word’ and hosts a weekly show on TribLIVE Radio. For 2011, he was named one of the top four columnists in the country -- highest circulation category -- by the AP Sports Editors. For 2012, he was named one of the top three columnists in the country by the National Headliners Awards. For 2013, he was named top columnist in the state by the Keystone Awards and second-place by the Pennsylvania AP Managing Editors.


  1. Lets Go Pens


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  3. Looking forward to see if Malkin finally says screw you to Sid and Ovi and finally dominates a game between these two teams.

    Sound gap control
    drive the net
    shoot the puck
    no stupid turnovers
    hard backchecks
    stay out of the penalty box

    Easy game plan, eh?

    Let’s Go Pens


  5. The Caps just played with 6 players for about 30 seconds.

  6. 1-0 Pens

    Paul Martin from point….

  7. Paul Martin with an amazing goal!


  9. Cycle, cycle, shoot.

    Much better than, cycle-cycle-cycle-turnover

  10. Pens are playing really well right now. No jinx.

  11. Great breakout… passing and what a shot by Bennett!!!

    2-0 Pens

  12. Beau for dough!!

  13. Sniper shot Go Beau.
    Picked that corner real nice!

  14. Beau knows…how to shoot!

    Anyone get the Bo Jackson reference from the 90s?

  15. Where’s Monster Mash when Martin scores? ;)

  16. PMs metrics on fire!!!

  17. I cant believe how nice Washington’s ice looks.

  18. Great breakout on the Bennett goal. Something we’ve all been calling for. Also, Malkin with another assist.

    Ho hum, he stinks and we should trade him *sarcasm*

  19. Nothing like a Pens power play to take away their momentum. Malkin obviously doesn’t listen to himself or DK


  21. Tigers trade Prince Fielder to Texas for Ian Kinsler.

  22. Why does Malkin not shoot there?!?!?

  23. Malkin sure is pass happy. No wonder his goals are down and assists are up.

  24. I guess Malkin wants to be Joe Thornton

  25. Gibby has jump…still looking to see if he’s an upgrade over connor or megna.

  26. If we can avoid more unnecessary stick fouls, this game might stay nice for the good guys.

  27. Best period all season if not for PIMs

  28. WTH is Jeremy Roenick wearing???? YUCK!

  29. Where has effort like that been all year?

    Obviously, ;) , thats needs to continue.

  30. No complaints about the changeup in lines for me.

  31. James Neal is so close.

  32. Hi all. The Pens are looking fine tonight. I hope they play like this Friday when I finally get to go to a game.

  33. Not liking this at all.

  34. Pens PP continues to be a wreck.

    They have more talent than any other team’s PP and this is the crap we see.

    Once again, momentum skips the Pens after PP and goes to opponent.

    • Malkin was a disaster on that last power play. He deserves to be demoted to the second PP unit for the rest of the game.

  35. Gettin a little sloppy here guys….

  36. One of the things I like about Maatta is he gets his shots on goal, unlike our right-handed shooting defensemen.

  37. ANOTHER phenomenal save by Fleury

  38. Can anyone explain to me why Dejan is such an angry fellow?

  39. SID!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  40. That was amazing

  41. PP goal… GASP!

    what a passing play

  42. Pens just gave us a glimpse of the great team they are.

  43. Sweet and deflating goal right before the end of the period.

  44. Letang went 5 minutes without a shift in 2nd period, then the last 3:34 of 2nd period, saw the last 29 seconds of period and did not get on the PP.

  45. Okay Jandy I have to agree with you on Roenick. He must have gotten dressed in the dark or blindfolded.

  46. Fleury is standing on his head to make those saves. Love It.

  47. Jimmy my boy scored!


  49. James Neal. I believe I had that.

  50. James Neal. This is getting tiresome! ;)

  51. Tell that friggin Crapital to pick on someone his own size ;)

  52. This just came up on the radio. In 1988-89 Mario Lemieux scored 85 goals on only 313 shots – an amazing 27.2%. He was ridiculous.

  53. Well all I am wilting here fast sooo I will be calling it an evening.

  54. #25 for Fleury.

  55. …and that’s how I expect team USA to look too!!! Sid n geno your going down! :)

  56. Great game – thought Martin and Orpik were tremendous.

  57. Very impressive win tonight.

    Since the third period of the Anaheim game, this team has clicked on all cylinders. Good effort, toughness in the corners, no goofy stretch passes……… things the lunatics here have been calling for.

    If they keep this up, worries will be few.
    If they slack, the problems will return.
    They CAN do it.

    Good night all. :)
    4AM comes early for jandy………….

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