Posted February 02, 2013 on AP on Fox
The Washington Capitals have experienced their share of struggles early in the season, but that hasn't been the case in recent matchups with the Pittsburgh Penguins. Sidney Crosby and company have been pretty solid on the road, though. Washington looks to gain at least a point for the 16th time in the last 17 meetings as Pittsburgh seeks its fifth victory in six road games Sunday. The Capitals (2-5-1) haven't gotten off to an ideal start in the lockout-shortened 48-game season, dropping six of their first seven games before Friday's 3-2 home win over Philadelphia. Washington held 2-1 leads heading into the third period of 3-2 losses at Ottawa on Tuesday and at Toronto on Thursday. "I think the last couple of games in the third period we seemed to break down and get away from what we want to be doing,'' said Wojtek Wolski, who scored his second goal Friday. Both of the Capitals' wins have come at home, where Alex Ovechkin has two of his three total ...
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