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Penguins 7 – Capitals 6 (F/OT)

— Kris Letang scored a 4-on-3 power play goal in overtime to deliver a thrilling 7-6 Penguins win —


PIT GOAL SCORERS: 1st: J. Oleksiak (1) 1:49 ; J. Guentzel (1) 7:27 (PPG) 2nd: K. Letang (1) 0:30; P. Hornqvist (1); J. Guentzel (2) 15:09; D. Brassard (1) 16:58; 3rd: E. Malkin (1) 2:45 OT: K. Letang 1:20 


WSH GOAL SCORERS: 1st: J. Vrana (1) 3:30 B. Orpik (1) 4:18 A. Ovechkin (2) 8:00 2nd: J. Carlson (2) 3:54 3rd: T. Oshie (1) 13:01; T. Oshie (2) 13:22


PIT LEADERS

Kris Letang | 2 Goals, 1 Assist
Evgeni Malkin | Goal, 2 Assists
Jake Guentzel | 2 Goals, 5 SOG
Sidney Crosby | 2 Assists, +2, 5 SOG
Brian Dumoulin | 2 Assists
Justin Schultz | 2 Assists


Possession Leaders (Top-5)
Dominik Simon | 78% (15/4)
Derick Brassard | 75% (20/7)
Bryan Rust | 69% (24/11)
Patric Hornqvist | 67% (20/10)
Sidney Crosby | 65% (22/12)

(Bottom 5)
Daniel Sprong | 25% (2/6)
Riley Sheahan | 34% (9/17)
Matt Cullen | 37% (7/12)
Carl Hagelin | 42% (11/15)
Evgeni Malkin | 44% (12/15)


KEY MOMENTS

Defense was Optional Tonight

Penguins – Capitals combined for 13 goals and there was a lot of these moments


Strong preseason carries over for Brassard with second period goal
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