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Washington Capitals (9-5-4)


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L 1-4
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W 4-3
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Kapanen, Guentzel push Penguins to 3-2 OT win over Capitals

WASHINGTON (AP) Kasperi Kapanen scored on a one-timer 1:43 into overtime, lifting the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 3-2 victory over the Washington Capitals on Tuesday night.

The Penguins won for the fourth time in five games against the Capitals this season, including two in overtime and one in a shootout.

They also won for the eighth time this season after entering the third period tied or trailing. They moved within a point of the second-place Caps in the Eastern Division.

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Leaders
Points: N. Backstrom22
Plus/Minus: J. Schultz8
Shots on Goal: A. Ovechkin51
PIM: B. Dillon16
Win: V. Vanecek7
Shutouts: C. Anderson0
Offense (Rank)
Goals: 59 (9)
Shots: 524 (16)
PP%: 31.9% (5)
Penalty Minutes: 141 (21)
Assists: 97 (11)
SH Goals: 1 (20)
Defense (Rank)
Goals Against: 61 (7)
Shots Against: 558 (11)
PK%: 78.3% (18)
Penalty Minutes: 128 (24)
Shutouts: 0 (31)
Sv%: 0.891 (27)
Injuries
Date Player Status
1/3 H. Lundqvist Heart (IR)
1/3 B. Malenstyn Achilles (IR)
1/3 M. Kempny Achilles (IR)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
2/23 C. Anderson Called up from minors from taxi squad
2/23 I. Samsonov Designated for assignment Taxi squad
2/22 I. Samsonov Called up from minors from taxi squad
2/22 C. Anderson Designated for assignment Taxi squad
2/20 C. Anderson Called up from minors from taxi squad
2/20 I. Samsonov Designated for assignment Taxi squad
2/19 I. Samsonov Called up from minors from taxi squad
2/19 C. Anderson Designated for assignment Taxi squad
2/19 Z. Fucale Sent to minors Hershey-AHL
2/18 C. Anderson Called up from minors from taxi squad
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