The Capitals and Penguins got chippy on Tuesday night several times, including once after Sidney Crosby pushed Braden Holtby when the Caps' goalie was turned around.
Alex Ovechkin got the Capitals on the board on Tuesday night with a beautiful move to beat Marc-Andre Fleury of the Penguins.
The Capitals beat the Penguins 3-1 tonight in Pittsburgh. Tune in now to CSN for postgame coverage.
From early December through the middle of January the Capitals could practically do no wrong, going 14-1-4 and climbing into the thick of the Metropolitan Division playoff race.
When Capitals rookie forward Andre Burakovsky began his NHL career with three goals and nine assists in his first 15 games he looked like a legitimate Calder Trophy candidate.