Oh, it was a classic in Washington as the Capitals edged the Penguins 4-3 and the two top superstars, Alex Ovechkin and Sidney Crosby, each netted their first career playoff hat tricks. Add to that the fact that 2 Former Islanders helped out and right there you have a beautiful picture. Here is a look at the contest:
With the victory the Caps now lead Pittsburgh 2-0 as the squads head to Steel City for Game 3. Washington center Viktor Kozlov assisted on Ovie's 1st and 3rd goals, the final one the game winner, to help support the winger. With 3 points (1 goal, 2 assists) over the last 4 games Koz now has 4 points (2 goals, 2 assists) on 9 games this postseason. Pittsburgh winger Bill Guerin assisted on Crosby's 2nd goal midway through the 2nd Period. Guerin has one assist in each of the last 3 games and now has 5 points (2 goals, 3 assists) on 8 games. The last time Billy G had points in 3 or more consecutive postseason games was between April 18-25, 2002 when he had 6 points (4 goals, 2 assists) in 4 games while with the Boston Bruins as they faced off against the Montreal Canadiens.
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