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Detailed summaries from Wednesday's games:

Capitals 6 at Penguins 3

First Period

1. Pittsburgh, Malkin 18 (Crosby, Satan) 5:45 (pp)

Penalties - Brashear Wash (double high-sticking) 2:59, Schultz Wash (cross-checking) 3:36, Orpik Pgh (slashing) 14:16, Malkin Pgh (interference) 16:00.

Second Period

2. Washington, Kozlov 10 (Backstrom) 1:06

3. Pittsburgh, Satan 13 (Talbot, Kennedy) 8:23

4. Washington, Semin 17 (Fedorov, Fleischmann) 12:40

Penalties - Cooke Pgh (interference) 17:16, Gill Pgh (slashing) 19:02.

Third Period

5. Washington, Ovechkin 28 (Laich, Backstrom) 1:48 (pp)

6. Pittsburgh, Whitney 1 (Crosby, Jeffrey) 3:12

7. Washington, Fleischmann 15 (Ovechkin, Backstrom) 8:11 (pp)

8. Washington, Ovechkin 29 (Green) 11:27

9. Washington, Schultz 1 (Laich) 18:54 (en-sh)

Penalties - Orpik Pgh (tripping) 0:50, Theodore Wash (delay of game; served by Kozlov) 4:49, Sykora Pgh (high-sticking) 7:07, Backstrom Wash (tripping) 14:08, Jurcina Wash (hooking) 18:42.

Shots on goal by

Washington 11Â?13Â?18-42

Pittsburgh 11 6Â?12-29

Goal - Washington: Theodore (W,15-8-1); Pittsburgh: Fleury (L,13-11-2).

Power plays (goals-chances) - Washington: 2-6; Pittsburgh: 1-6.

Referees - Stephane Auger, Chris Lee. Linesmen - Scott Cherrey, Darren Gibbs.

Attendance - 16,975 (16,940).

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Senators 3 at Thrashers 2

First Period

1. Atlanta, White 14 (Kozlov) 5:37 (pp)

2. Ottawa, Alfredsson 12 (Fisher, Spezza) 6:41 (pp)

3. Atlanta, Thorburn 4 (Perrin, Christensen) 15:28

4. Ottawa, Spezza 18 (Kuba, Alfredsson) 18:09 (pp)

Penalties - Atlanta bench (too many men; served by Christensen) 3:03, McAmmond Ott (hooking) 5:18, Thorburn Atl (high-sticking) 6:14, White Atl (hooking) 10:48, Schneider Atl (holding) 17:52, Valabik Atl (slashing) 19:25.

Second Period

5. Ottawa, McAmmond 3 (Ruutu) 14:23

Penalty - J.Smith Ott (hooking) 15:50.

Third Period

No Scoring.

Penalties - Fisher Ott (double roughing), Valabik Atl (roughing, delay of game) 5:45.

Shots on goal by

Ottawa 16 5 9-30

Atlanta 11Â??12 8-31

Goal - Ottawa: Elliott (W,2-1-0); Atlanta: Lehtonen (L,5-12-2).

Power plays (goals-chances) - Ottawa: 2-5; Atlanta: 1-2.

Referees - Rob Martell, Dan Marouelli. Linesmen - Tim Nowak, Pierre Racicot.

Attendance - 14,163 (18,545).

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Sabres 1 at Blackhawks 4

First Period

1. Buffalo, Kotalik 9 (Mair, Numminen) 10:32

2. Chicago, Sharp 21 (Eager, Keith) 15:36

3. Chicago, Toews 12 (Versteeg) 18:05

Penalties - Gaustad Buf (roughing), Seabrook Chi (double roughing; served by Burish) 19:03.

Second Period

4. Chicago, Havlat 13 (Ladd, Walker) 5:53

Penalties - Ellis Buf (holding) 6:03, Toews Chi (interference) 6:35, Chicago bench (too many men; served by Eager) 8:54, Eager Chi (cross-checking, roughing) 10:54.

Third Period

5. Chicago, Wisniewski 1 (Toews, Versteeg) 0:17

Penalties - Havlat Chi (hooking) 4:08, Rivet Buf, Eager Chi (roughing) 7:51, Lydman Buf (interference) 8:51, Rivet Buf (tripping) 12:15, Numminen Buf (hooking) 18:23.

Shots on goal by

Buffalo 9 7 7-23

Chicago 11 6 8-25

Goal - Buffalo: Lalime (L,2-6-1); Chicago: Huet (W,11-7-3).

Power plays (goals-chances) - Buffalo: 0-7; Chicago: 0-4.

Referees - Paul Devorski, Brian Pochmara. Linesmen - Greg Devorski, Mark Pare.

Attendance - 21,684 (20,500).

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Red Wings 4 at Ducks 3

First Period

1. Detroit, Holmstrom 14 (Datsyuk, Lidstrom) 9:03

2. Anaheim, Getzlaf 16 (Kunitz, Montador) 17:00

3. Anaheim, Perry 11 (Getzlaf, S.Niedermayer) 18:48 (pp)

Penalties - S.Niedermayer Ana (slashing) 1:49, Cleary Det (hooking) 11:16, Holmstrom Det (holding) 17:11.

Second Period

4. Detroit, Hudler 17 (Kronwall, Samuelsson) 2:49 (pp)

5. Anaheim, Montador 4 (Getzlaf, Perry) 11:28

Penalties - Pronger Ana (cross-checking) 1:30, Meech Det (boarding) 9:21, Getzlaf Ana (hooking) 15:49.

Third Period

6. Detroit, Cleary 8 (Meech, Filppula) 9:32

7. Detroit, Franzen 19 (Datsyuk, Kronwall) 10:07

Penalties - Hudler Det (hooking) 1:59, Pahlsson Ana (tripping) 6:45.

Shots on goal by

Detroit 9Â??13Â??11-33

Anaheim 15 4 9-28

Goal - Detroit: Osgood (W,15-2-5); Anaheim: Giguere (L,12-10-4).

Power plays (goals-chances) - Detroit: 1-4; Anaheim: 1-4.

Referees - Kevin Pollock, Justin St. Pierre. Linesmen - Shane Heyer, Thor Nelson.

Attendance - 17,525 (17,174).

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