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Lucky Bounce for Pens in Overtime Pushes Caps to the Brink

Published by on May 10, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NHL

The Washington Capitals' have gone 0 for 7 in their last seven playoff games that have gone to overtime. Want something else to chew on? The Capitals are also now 0 for 8 all time in game five versus the Pittsburgh Penguins.

The Capitals were led by their formidable one-two punch on the offensive end of the rink in Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom on Saturday night against the Penguins.

Ovechkin out-dueled opposing rival and Pittsburgh's star player, Sidney Crosby, by registering more goals, hits, shots on net, and a higher plus or minus rating. The "Great Eight" played with the same passion as he always does, which included some choice words for Pittsburgh's defenseman Brooks Orpik right ...

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