Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Penguins Game Day 74 - @ Washington Capitals

Washington Capitals

7:00 PM, Verizon Center, Washington, D.C.

Big game after big game after big game this week for the Penguins. This is the second of a three game series against rivals as the Penguins travel to DC to take on the Capitals in the glorified circus atmosphere they call the Verizon Center.

The Penguins looked pretty flat against the Wings and if they come out and play like that tonight they will no fair very well against the top team in the East.

Here are the lines for the Penguins from their website:

Forwards

Kunitz-Crosby-Dupuis
Ponikarovsky-Staal-Fedotenko
Cooke-Kennedy-Guerin
Rupp-Talbot-Adams

Defense
Gonchar-Eaton
Orpik-Letang
Leopold-Goligoski

Netminder
Fleury

Geno was not out for the morning skate so it looks as if he will be a scratch again tonight. Damn.

This will be the third meeting between the Pens and the Caps this season with the Capitals winning both of the previous contests.

The Caps battled back from a big deficit and won 5-4 in OT on February 21



The Penguins dropped the first game of the series, at the Igloo, 6-3 on January 21:



Here are the comparisons:



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