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Caps sweep season series from Penguins with 6-3 win, Ovechkin and Crosby tied with 48 goals

April 7, 2010

The Capitals swept the season series 4-0 from the Penguins with a 6-3 road win over Pittsburgh Tuesday night.

Alexander Ovechkin’s power play goal at 2:37 of the third period past Marc-Andre Fleury gave the Caps a 5-3 lead. Ovechkin also scored an empty netter to give him 48 for the season, tying him with Sidney Crosby for the league lead.

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Ovechkin and Washington Capitals edge Crosby and Pittsburgh Penguins in shootout, 4-3

March 28, 2010

Washington defeated Pittsburgh 4-3 in a shootout in a marquee matchup of the two best players in the NHL and two of the best teams in the Eastern Conference.

In front of a raucous Verizon Center crowd, the Capitals overcame a 2-1 deficit, played the Penguins to a draw in a faced-paced overtime, and came back in the shootout to outlast their rivals.

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