Daily Roundup: January 17, 2014

  • Getting a lead late isn't the problem for the Capitals
    Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Olli Maatta faked toward the center of the ice and took Capitals winger Joel Ward along with him. With the crowd roaring late in Wednesday night's game at CONSOL Energy Center and the Penguins pushing hard on a long shift, Matta quickly skated back to his left, …
  • Maatta’s late goal help Penguins make in 13th in a row at home
    MELEE: Pittsburgh Penguins' Evgeni Malkin (71) collides with Washington Capitals goalie Michal Neuvirth (30) after being tripped by Capitals' Mike Green (52) in the third period of an NHL hockey game in Pittsburgh on Wednesday.
  • Alex Ovechkin’s ‘stick, unbelievable’ goal vs. Penguins (Video)
    It was good to have some of that Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Washington Capitals magic back on Wednesday night in an intense, unpredictable game between the two, right? (Also good: Actual rivals on “Rivalry Night” on NBCSN.) It was, pardon the … Continue reading ?
  • Penguins take only lead on late goal, send Caps to seventh loss in nine games
    PITTSBURGH —  The Pittsburgh Penguins keep finding ways to win games at home. The Washington Capitalskeep finding ways to lose them in general. No wonder the Metropolitan Division race is practically over before the Olympic break. Olli Maatta's shot from the top of the left circle beat Michal Neuvirth with …

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