Sometimes discretion is the better part of valor and on Tuesday night the Capitals won a hockey game because they had cooler heads than the Penguins.
Here are highlights of the Capitals' 3-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Tuesday night.
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.
PITTSBURGH -- Instant analysis of the Capitals’ 3-1 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins Tuesday night at Consol Energy Center:
A hit by Alex Ovechkin on Kris Letang started an extended fight between the Capitals and Penguins on Tuesday night.