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Capitals rally, top Penguins on late power-play goal

Braden Holtby makes 28 saves to get 40th win

by Katie Brown / Correspondent

T.J. Oshie nets the game-winner

PIT@WSH: T.J. Oshie tips one by Mark Murray

3/1/16: T.J Oshie redirects a Matt Niskanen slap shot and finds the back of the net to give the Capitals a lead late in the 3rd period

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WASHINGTON -- Braden Holtby made 28 saves to reach 40 wins for a second consecutive season in the Washington Capitals' come-from-behind 3-2 victory against the Pittsburgh Penguins at Verizon Center on Tuesday.

T.J. Oshie scored the game-winning goal on the power play with 6:22 remaining, deflecting defenseman Matt Niskanen's shot past Penguins goalie Matthew Murray.

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game preview

Ovechkin, Crosby ready for snow time

Weber debuts for Washington in rescheduled game

by Katie Brown / Correspondant

PENGUINS (32-21-8) AT CAPITALS (45-12-4)


ARLINGTON, Va. -- If the Stanley Cup Playoffs started today, the Washington Capitals would play the Pittsburgh Penguins in the Eastern Conference First Round. This possible playoff preview featuring Sidney Crosby going up against Alex Ovechkin has been more than a month in the making, with the original Jan. 24 game postponed by a blizzard. 

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