The Capitals scored 2 goals in the first, and 4 in the third period.
The Pittsburgh Penguins scored 1 goal in the first, and 2 in the second period.
John Carlson- 1 goal.
Brett Connolly- 1 goal.
Evgeny Kuznetsov- 1 goal.
Jakub Vrana- 1 goal.
T. J. Oshie – 1 goal.
Lars Eller- 1 goal.
Braden Holtby – 36 saves
J. Oleksiak – 1 goals.
Sidney Crosby- 1 goal.
P. Hornqvist- 1 goal.
Matt Murray- 26 saves.
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J. Oleksiak scored 2:23 of the first period to give Penguins 1-0 lead.
John Carlson had a power play goal at 18:22 of the first to tie it 1-1.
Brett Connolly scored at 18:55 of the first period to give Capitals 2-1 lead.
Sid Crosby had a power play goal at 4:43 of the second to tie it 2-2.
P. Hornqvist scored on a power play at 7:45 of the second to put Pittsburgh ahead 3-2.
Evgeny Kuznetsov scored 0:52 of the third period to tie it 3-3.
Jakub Vrana scored 15:22 of the third period to give Capitals 4-3 lead.
T. J. Oshie scored at 18:29 of the third period to make it 5-3.
Lars Eller had an empty net goal at 19:54 of the third period to make it 6-3 final.
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