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Capitals defeat the Penguins 6-1 in the return of Crosby

Capitals defeat the Penguins 6-1 in the return of Crosby.

WASHINGTON – Garnet Hathaway scored his third goal in two games, Alex Ovechkin added two assists and the Washington Capitals ruined Sidney Crosby’s return by defeating the Pittsburgh Penguins 6-1.

Martin Fehervary, Daniel Sprong, Conor Sheary, Evgeny Kuznetsov and Tom Wilson also scored for Washington, which won its fourth straight game and tied Carolina at the top of the Metropolitan Division.

The Capitals are also behind Florida by one point in the NHL lead. Jake Guentzel scored in the first period for the Penguins, who recovered Crosby and defender Brian Dumoulin from the NHL’s COVID-19 protocol.

Pittsburgh coach Mike Sullivan also returned from protocol.Capitals defeat the Penguins 6-1 in the return of Crosby

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