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.
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.