Barry Trotz and Troy Brouwer acknowledged after Wednesday's loss to the Penguins that the Caps need to start playing more disciplined.
The Capitals made a late-game charge, but couldn't complete the comeback as they fell 4-3 to the rival Penguins.
John Carlson's deep shot puts the Capitals on the board just before the first period ends, cutting the Penguins lead to 2-1.
The Capitals and Penguins wasted no time getting feisty with one another, as Tom Wilson and Chris Kunitz got into a scrap near the Pittsburgh bench in the first period.
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