It only took 47 seconds for the Penguins to score their first goal on Monday night, and the Caps took too long to get going. 


News and notes as the Capitals [22-16-8, 52 points] visit the Pittsburgh Penguins [33-12-2, 68 points] tonight at ConsolEnergyCenter [8 p.m., NBCSN]:


WASHINGTON (AP) Chris Kunitz scored a hat trick in the Pittsburgh Penguins' Super Bowl Sunday visit to the nation's capital, leading a 5-3 win over the Washington Capitals that reflected both tea


DETROIT (AP) Nick Minnerath scored 27 points and Ray McCallum had 23 points, six rebounds and five assists to lead Detroit to an 88-77 victory over Youngstown State Friday night.


NEW YORK (AP) Tomas Vokoun stopped 28 shots for his 49th NHL shutout, and the Pittsburgh Penguins scored on the first shot of the first and third periods in a 3-0 victory over the New York Ranger