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Monday's NHL playoff summaries

Scoring summaries from Monday's NHL playoff games:

Penguins 3 at Capitals 4

First Period

1. Pittsburgh, Crosby 6 (Gonchar, Letang) 6:38 (pp)

Penalties - Orpik Pgh (roughing), Semin Wash (roughing, high-sticking) 5:28, Staal Pgh (charging) 6:58, Letang Pgh (tripping) 9:52, Guerin Pgh (slashing), Clark Wash (elbowing) 13:11, Poti Wash (interference) 16:18, Green Wash (tripping) 17:32.

Second Period

2. Washington, Ovechkin 5 (Kozlov, Fedorov) 2:18

3. Pittsburgh, Crosby 7 (Kunitz, Guerin) 10:57

4. Washington, Steckel 2 (Sloan, Pothier) 15:49

Penalties - Dupuis Pgh (delay of game) 3:24, Kunitz Pgh (cross-checking) 18:22.

Third Period

5. Washington, Ovechkin 6 (Green, Backstrom) 12:53 (pp)

6. Washington, Ovechkin 7 (Kozlov, Fedorov) 15:22

7. Pittsburgh, Crosby 8 (Malkin, Sykora) 19:29 (pp)

Penalties - Jurcina Wash (interference) 10:49, Malkin Pgh (tripping) 12:49, Jurcina Wash (cross-checking) 18:19.

Shots on goal by

Pittsburgh 13 16 7-36

Washington 11 15 7-33

Goal - Pittsburgh: Fleury (L,4-4-0); Washington: Varlamov (W,6-2-0).

Power plays (goals-chances) - Pittsburgh: 2-5; Washington: 1-5.

Referees - Marc Joannette, Kelly Sutherland. Linesmen - Thor Nelson, Jean Morin.

Attendance - 18,277 (18,277).



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