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NFL Draft: Eli Apple goes 10th overall to Giants
The New York Giants took Ohio State cornerback Eli Apple with the No. 10 pick and the Tampa Bay Bucs took cornerback Vernon Hargreaves at No. 11 as a run of corners is beginning.
1st Period Summary: Caps strike first, carry play over final 15 mins of period
Capitals 1 – Penguins 0
The Washington Capitals struck first in Game 1 off an Evgeni Malkin turnover just inside the Capitals zone as Washington went the other way and Andre Burakovsky (1) scored at 10:13 of the period to give the Capitals a 1-0 lead.
Pittsburgh out-shot Washington 5-1 to start the game but Washington out-shot Pittsburgh 14-4 over the final 14:30 of the period.
Matt Murray was strong in goal for Pittsburgh through the first 20 minutes. His first save of the period was stopping Alexander Ovechkin on a breakaway.
Shots: WSH 15 – PIT 9 | Shot Attempts: WSH 32 – PIT 22
Ice Time Leaders: PIT Kris Letang 10:16 | WSH Matt Niskanen 8:47
Penguins Game 1 Lineup
Sheary – Crosby – Hornqvist
Hagelin – Bonino – Kessel
Kunitz – Malkin – Fehr
Kuhnhackl – Cullen – Rust
Maatta – Letang
Dumoulin – Daley
Cole – Lovejoy
1. Matt Murray
2. Jeff Zatkoff
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Brooks Orpik returns to lineup for Capitals
Washington Capitals defenseman Brooks Orpik will return to the lineup tonight after being injured in Game 4 of Round 1 vs the Flyers. The former Penguin will be appearing in his 110th career playoff game.
— #RockTheRed (@washcaps) April 28, 2016
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