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Three things we're talking about today when we're talking about the Caps

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1. Penguins netminder Matt Murray has a 6-2-0/1.96/.937 line in the playoffs, including 47-for-49 and 34-for-36 efforts in stealing Pittsburgh a couple of victories this series. You'd think that would earn him a little slack when he has a single off night, as he did in Game 5 Saturday night (statistically, at least, and even then it's a bit of a stretch).

You'd be wrong:

Would Mike Sullivan really go to Marc-Andre Fleury, who hasn't played since March, for Game 6? It seems unlikely (far more likely, these are just click-baiting headlines and sports radio/chat room fodder, a byproduct of an extra day off between Games 5 and 6). But the question is certainly out there, and it's the Caps' job to keep it there.

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2. A goal and an assist later and Alex Ovechkin is good once again. Amazing.

More on this developing situation as events warrant.

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3. Congrats to former Caps bench boss Bruce Boudreau on finding a new gig so unsurprisingly quickly.