The Pittsburgh Penguins have won four of the five games against the Washington Capitals this season. For just the third time in the 2020-21 campaign, the Penguins won a game away from PPG Paints Arena when they beat Washington 3-2 in OT on Tuesday night.
The Penguins’ speed advantage over Washington was evident. PHN detailed the advantage and the Washington scheme on Tuesday morning. The difference seemed more pronounced Tuesday night.
The Penguins potentially suffered a significant loss when Jason Zucker fell into the boards and clutched his ankle. Defenseman Kris Letang also left the game in the middle of the third period.