Capitals captain Alex Ovechkin was back in the spotlight after his slash on Kris Letang went unpenalized. One Pittsburgh fan even dumped a beer on him.
After a hard-fought, chippy game between the Capitals and Penguins, analyst Alan May said the game was refereed in such a way that made it almost another sport entirely.
The Capitals and Penguins traded blows all night in a physical battle until a Joel Ward power-play goal made the difference in Washington's 3-1 victory.
A hit by Alex Ovechkin on Kris Letang started an extended fight between the Capitals and Penguins on Tuesday night.