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Pittsburgh pays a visit to Washington in a battle for Metropolitan Division dominance.

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Pittsburgh Penguins
@ Washington Capitals

Wednesday, Nov 20, 2013, 8:00 PM EST
Verizon Center

Wednesday Caps Clips: Caps vs. Pens Game Day
  • Previews of tonight's visit from the Flightless Fowl from Vogs,, WaPo, WashTimes, CP, Peerless, PuckBuddys and the Tribune-Review, and be sure to check out our SB Nation pals over at Pensburgh for the other side of tonight's matchup.
    • The return to this much-ballyhooed rivalry has everyone talking about Caps-Penguins (and more specifically Alex Ovechkin vs. Sidney Crosby)... [Monumental video, CSNW, Caps Outsider]
    • ...even if Brooks Laich doesn't care for that particular aspect of the rivalry. To put it mildly. And he's not the only one. [Bog, Sporting News]
    • Reflecting on some favorite moments from Caps-Pens games of days gone by. [Baltimore Sports Report]
    • Has the Caps-Pens rivalry lost some of its spark? [WaPo]
    • Meanwhile, Tom Wilson and Nate Schmidt grew up watching Ovechkin and Crosby battle it out and I'll just be over here with my walker and my denture cream. [WaPo]
    • Why Caps fans love to hate the Penguins. Besides the obvious: that it's incredibly fun. [CSNW]
The Noon Number: Atop the Metro Molehill
Capitals vs. Penguins: A Rivalry Renewed

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Tonight's probable netminders:

Braden Holtby 17 939 10 6 0 41 2.62 547 506 .925 1
Marc-Andre Fleury 18 1079 12 6 0 36 2.00 457 421 .921 1

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And of course... have at it, people.