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.
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.