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Capitals @ Penguins Second Period Thread

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After one, the Caps are out in front.

Washington Capitals v New York Islanders Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images

It was a high intensity first stanza between the bitter Metropolitan division rivals and it took until the final 33 seconds for either team to crack — it was Jakob Vrana who gave the Capitals the 1-0 lead over the Penguins on an odd-man break at the end of a long Pittsburgh shift. For Vrana, it was his 20th goal of the year, which capped off a strong “road” first period for Washington.

Right this way to the second period...