It took almost a month, but the Washington Capitals have finally won consecutive games.
The Tampa Bay Lightning would settle for one victory to end their rough stretch.
PITTSBURGH (AP) Sidney Crosby extended his points streak to six games with a goal and two assists and the Pittsburgh Penguins pounded the lifeless Washington Capitals 5-2 on Thursday night.
The Toronto Maple Leafs just can't get the job done at home. It's been a different story on the road.
WASHINGTON (AP) It was a game of disputed deflections and odd bounces, with the puck behaving more like that oblong ball with the laces more commonly associated with Super Bowl Sunday.