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Penguins score twice in 33 seconds in Game 6

Kessel, Hagelin get power-play goals in second period against Capitals

by NHL.com @NHL / NHL.com

Penguins net pair in 33 seconds

WSH@PIT, Gm6: Kessel, Hagelin each score PPGs

R2, Gm6: Penguins forwards Phil Kessel and Carl Hagelin each score during a double minor

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The Pittsburgh Penguins scored two power-play goals in 33 seconds against the Washington Capitals during the second period of Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Second Round on Tuesday.

Phil Kessel scored his second goal of the game at 7:05 after driving to the net and sliding the puck around Capitals goalie Braden Holtby.

Carl Hagelin deflected Olli Maatta's shot past Holtby at 7:38 for his second point of the game and fourth goal of the 2016 Stanley Cup Playoffs.

The goals, scored during a double minor to Capitals defenseman Brooks Orpik for high-sticking, gave the Penguins a 3-0 lead.

Pittsburgh leads the best-of-7 series 3-2.

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