2011-12 Game 26
Pittsburgh Penguins (14-7-4, 32 points) at Washington Capitals (12-10-1, 25 points)Your leading goal-scorer for the Caps? Yeah - it's this guy with 9 goals and a higher shooting percentage than anytime since his rookie year with Edmonton.
Why does it matter?
This is the first game between the Pens and Caps with Ovechkin, Crosby and Malkin all healthy since the Winter Classic last year. The Pens have also had their butts handed to them against the Caps during the regular season over the past few years.
What has been happening lately?
Pens - A bad game in New York continued a string of allowing at least three goals (four games and counting).
Capitals - You may have heard they fired their coach. The next game they managed only 19 shots on goal against the Blues, and Ovechkin didn't get one off until the third period.
Questions to be answered
Can the Pens stem the tide? You know the Caps will come out flying to prove that they're going to turn thi...