Upcoming Matchup 5/6: Game 3 @ Penguins

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Wednesday May 6, 2009 @ 7 PM @ Mellon Arena

TV: Versus-HD                                        Radio: WJFK 106.7 FM

Game Preview

Notes:

  • Out of the current four series in the Playoffs, the Capitals are the only team to not lose a game so far in Round 2
  • The last meeting in Mellon Arena between the two squads resulted in a 6-3 win for the Caps
  • Alex Ovechkin has 21 points in 16 games verse the Pens and has goals in five of his last six games
  • The Caps powerplay scored twice in 10 chances during the regular season in Pitt but are only 66.7% on the penalty kill there
  • Nicklas Backstrom has recorded at lease one assist in 7 of 9 playoff games, including all of the Caps six wins–he also leads the league in the playoffs with 10 assists
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