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Three up, three down: Pens beat Caps, have a long road ahead

Game 2 of the 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs between the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Washington Capitals exemplified why there was so much hype headed into round two. After T.J. Oshie barley nudged in a goal under Matt Murray’s right leg pad, Eric F…

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Fehr scores game-winning goal, Murray shines in Game 2 of NHL Playoffs

After a heartbreaking Game 1 loss Thursday night against the Washington Capitals, the Pittsburgh Penguins rebounded and pulled off the 2-1 win in Game 2. Matt Murray dominated in-between the pipes for the Pittsburgh, giving his team the advantage on …

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Game 2 Preview: Penguins must respond like they have all season

Pittsburgh Penguins (4-2) The Penguins are coming off of a heartbreaking loss. While it looked like they were going to come back from an early deficit, Pittsburgh failed to convert on some prime opportunities and got roughed around a bit. Still, the …

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Three up, three down: Positive and negative takeaways from Game 1

Both experts and fans are split on how the second-round series in the Stanley Cup Playoffs will unfold between the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Washington Capitals. Game 1 didn’t help much in determining the eventual winner — the game went into ov…

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Caps take Game 1 from Pens with overtime win

The Pittsburgh Penguins battled the Washington Capitals in Game 1 of the series on Thursday at the Verizon Center in Washington. The Capitals took the series lead after a 4-3 overtime win. The first period proved to be a difficult one for the Pengu…

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Old rivals square off in second round

Pittsburgh Penguins (0-0) So far this season, the Pittsburgh Penguins have played the Washington Capitals five times, winning three games and losing two. Going into Game 1, the Penguins continue to rely on goaltender Matt Murray, who came back after …

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