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Capitals vs. Penguins Game Thread

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The Caps wrap up the season series with the Pens in a(nother) battle for first place

Pittsburgh Penguins v Washington Capitals Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images

Minus their captain and their top-scoring defenseman on Thursday night, the Caps cobbled together a somewhat sloppy and uneven performance in a back-and-forth matchup against the Pens. Thanks to a last-minute Wilson goal, though, they managed to salvage a point, remain (tied) in first place and punch their ticket to the playoffs.

Tonight here’s hoping they have a good response to a disappointing overtime loss.

More on the game from today’s Clips:

  • Previews of the final Caps-Pens showdown of the season from Vogs, NBCSW, and AP, and if you’re so inclined feel free to swing by our SB Nation partners over at Pensburgh for the Pittsburgh point of view.
  • This rivalry remains one of the few constants in an ever-changing league (and the strangeness of a pandemic season). [NBCSW]

Have at it, babes!