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BOXSCORE | PLAY-BY-PLAY | RECAP
Pittsburgh 5, Washington 3
When: 7:00 PM ET, Tuesday, March 12, 2019
Where: PPG PAINTS Arena, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Referees: Jon McIsaac, Brad Meier
Linesmen: Ryan Daisy, Ryan Gibbons
Attendance: 18640
Final Scoring Summary
 
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Washington 1113
Pittsburgh 0325
Periods:
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1
Washington   Pittsburgh
Nicklas Backstrom wins the faceoff against Sidney Crosby. 0:00  
Carl Hagelin hits Justin Schultz. 0:10  
  0:18 Jared McCann hits John Carlson.
  0:48 Teddy Blueger blocks shot from Matt Niskanen.
  0:50 Jake Guentzel penalty for holding - 2 mins (Minor). Drawn by Alex Ovechkin.
  0:50 Matt Cullen wins the faceoff against Evgeny Kuznetsov.
T.J. Oshie shoots Saved by Matt Murray. 1:08  
Shot by John Carlson misses the net 1:24  
  1:45 Jared McCann blocks shot from Alex Ovechkin.
  1:45 Jared McCann wins the faceoff against Lars Eller.
  2:11 Erik Gudbranson hits Tom Wilson.
Shot by Alex Ovechkin misses the net 2:20  
Lars Eller penalty for kneeing - 2 mins (Minor). Drawn by Sidney Crosby. 2:33  
  2:33 Evgeni Malkin wins the faceoff against Nicklas Backstrom.
Brooks Orpik hits Phil Kessel. 2:40  
  2:56 Brian Dumoulin hits T.J. Oshie.
Tom Wilson wins the faceoff against Nick Bjugstad. 2:57  
Carl Hagelin blocks shot from Evgeni Malkin. 3:36  
  3:48 Marcus Pettersson shoots Saved by Braden Holtby.
  3:48 Sidney Crosby wins the faceoff against Nic Dowd.
  3:57 Justin Schultz shoots Saved by Braden Holtby.
  4:24 Sidney Crosby wins the faceoff against Tom Wilson.
  4:41 Nick Bjugstad shoots Saved by Braden Holtby.
Giveaway by Travis Boyd. 5:16  
  5:27 Brian Dumoulin hits Andre Burakovsky.
  5:43 Giveaway by Justin Schultz.
  5:51 Takeaway by Evgeni Malkin.
  6:33 Erik Gudbranson shoots Saved by Braden Holtby.
  6:34 Jared McCann shoots Saved by Braden Holtby.
  6:37 Sidney Crosby shoots Saved by Braden Holtby.
Evgeny Kuznetsov blocks shot from Sidney Crosby. 6:38  
Dmitry Orlov hits Dominik Simon. 7:01  
Giveaway by Jakub Vrana. 7:10  
  7:49 Joseph Blandisi hits Carl Hagelin.
Brooks Orpik shoots Saved by Matt Murray. 7:57  
  9:10 Teddy Blueger hits Matt Niskanen.
  9:25 Jake Guentzel hits Dmitry Orlov.
  9:37 Shot by Jared McCann misses the net
  9:41 Jared McCann hits Michal Kempny.
T.J. Oshie shoots Saved by Matt Murray. 9:46  
  9:48 Giveaway by Jack Johnson.
Shot by Michal Kempny misses the net 9:53  
  10:01 Justin Schultz blocks shot from John Carlson.
Evgeny Kuznetsov wins the faceoff against Nick Bjugstad. 10:02  
  10:06 Marcus Pettersson blocks shot from Alex Ovechkin.
Matt Niskanen hits Nick Bjugstad. 10:18  
Alex Ovechkin hits Erik Gudbranson. 10:24  
Evgeny Kuznetsov shoots Saved by Matt Murray. 10:32  
  10:34 Evgeni Malkin wins the faceoff against Lars Eller.
Brett Connolly hits Zach Trotman. 11:00  
  11:00 Takeaway by Evgeni Malkin.
  11:06 Giveaway by Evgeni Malkin.
Giveaway by Dmitry Orlov. 11:07  
  11:08 Zach Trotman shoots Saved by Braden Holtby.
Lars Eller wins the faceoff against Sidney Crosby. 11:09  
  11:20 Justin Schultz blocks shot from Lars Eller.
  11:31 Jared McCann shoots Saved by Braden Holtby.
  11:32 Evgeni Malkin wins the faceoff against Evgeny Kuznetsov.
  11:39 Evgeni Malkin hits Nick Jensen.
Tom Wilson hits Teddy Blueger. 11:54  
Tom Wilson hits Marcus Pettersson. 12:00  
Tom Wilson blocks shot from Evgeni Malkin. 12:09  
  12:10 Nick Bjugstad wins the faceoff against Nicklas Backstrom.
  12:21 Nick Bjugstad shoots Saved by Braden Holtby.
  12:22 Patric Hornqvist wins the faceoff against Nicklas Backstrom.
  12:33 Nick Bjugstad blocks shot from Dmitry Orlov.
Nic Dowd hits Matt Cullen. 13:24  
  13:29 Garrett Wilson hits John Carlson.
  13:33 Matt Cullen blocks shot from John Carlson.
  13:34 Sidney Crosby wins the faceoff against Evgeny Kuznetsov.
Tom Wilson hits Jack Johnson. 14:11  
Tom Wilson hits Jack Johnson. 14:12  
Shot by Alex Ovechkin misses the net 14:13  
Lars Eller wins the faceoff against Sidney Crosby. 14:21  
John Carlson shoots Saved by Matt Murray. 14:42  
  14:48 Justin Schultz blocks shot from Lars Eller.
  15:11 Giveaway by Teddy Blueger.
  16:19 Zach Trotman hits Andre Burakovsky.
  16:32 Dominik Simon hits Brooks Orpik.
Giveaway by Nick Jensen. 16:39  
  16:54 Jack Johnson hits Travis Boyd.
Evgeny Kuznetsov wins the faceoff against Evgeni Malkin. 17:15  
Alex Ovechkin hits Marcus Pettersson. 17:27  
Tom Wilson hits Erik Gudbranson. 17:40  
Shot by Alex Ovechkin misses the net 17:42  
Giveaway by Alex Ovechkin. 18:04  
  18:15 Nick Bjugstad hits Tom Wilson.
  18:18 Zach Trotman blocks shot from Lars Eller.
  18:22 Zach Trotman hits Lars Eller.
  18:46 Dominik Simon hits Nick Jensen.
Nicklas Backstrom wins the faceoff against Sidney Crosby. 18:47  
Jakub Vrana shoots Saved by Matt Murray. 18:54  
Nicklas Backstrom wins the faceoff against Sidney Crosby. 18:54  
Matt Niskanen shoots Saved by Matt Murray. 19:02  
Shot by T.J. Oshie misses the net 19:07  
  19:23 Giveaway by Sidney Crosby.
Jakub Vrana scores. Assisted by Nicklas Backstrom and T.J. Oshie. 19:27  
  19:27 Evgeni Malkin wins the faceoff against Evgeny Kuznetsov.
Michal Kempny shoots Saved by Matt Murray. 19:46  
  19:47 Matt Cullen wins the faceoff against Evgeny Kuznetsov.
2
Washington   Pittsburgh
Nicklas Backstrom wins the faceoff against Sidney Crosby. 0:00  
  0:15 Giveaway by Matt Murray.
  0:39 Giveaway by Sidney Crosby.
  0:41 Evgeni Malkin wins the faceoff against Evgeny Kuznetsov.
Takeaway by Alex Ovechkin. 0:46  
  0:46 Evgeni Malkin wins the faceoff against Evgeny Kuznetsov.
  0:56 Evgeni Malkin wins the faceoff against Evgeny Kuznetsov.
Alex Ovechkin penalty for high sticking - 2 mins (Minor). Drawn by Patric Hornqvist. 1:37  
  1:37 Sidney Crosby wins the faceoff against Lars Eller.
  1:48 Giveaway by Marcus Pettersson.
Lars Eller shoots Saved by Matt Murray. 1:53  
  2:30 Nick Bjugstad shoots Saved by Braden Holtby.
Nic Dowd wins the faceoff against Sidney Crosby. 2:30  
Takeaway by Nic Dowd. 2:40  
John Carlson blocks shot from Evgeni Malkin. 2:50  
  3:44 Takeaway by Nick Bjugstad.
  3:44 Evgeni Malkin blocks shot from Brooks Orpik.
Alex Ovechkin hits Nick Bjugstad. 3:49  
  4:03 Giveaway by Phil Kessel.
  4:07 Nick Bjugstad hits Nick Jensen.
  4:09 Zach Trotman blocks shot from Alex Ovechkin.
  4:33 Patric Hornqvist hits Brooks Orpik.
  4:37 Jack Johnson blocks shot from Jakub Vrana.
  4:38 Matt Cullen wins the faceoff against Evgeny Kuznetsov.
Alex Ovechkin shoots Saved by Matt Murray. 5:27  
Travis Boyd wins the faceoff against Nick Bjugstad. 5:29  
  5:36 Brian Dumoulin hits Brett Connolly.
  5:47 Patric Hornqvist hits Matt Niskanen.
  5:52 Brian Dumoulin hits Andre Burakovsky.
  5:54 Patric Hornqvist hits Andre Burakovsky.
John Carlson shoots Saved by Matt Murray. 6:10  
  6:11 Sidney Crosby wins the faceoff against Nicklas Backstrom.
T.J. Oshie hits Jack Johnson. 6:17  
  6:24 Jared McCann hits John Carlson.
  6:34 Shot by Jack Johnson misses the net
  6:39 Giveaway by Jared McCann.
Giveaway by Jakub Vrana. 6:47  
  6:56 Sidney Crosby hits Jakub Vrana.
  7:00 Teddy Blueger shoots Saved by Braden Holtby.
John Carlson hits Teddy Blueger. 7:07  
  7:12 Evgeni Malkin wins the faceoff against Lars Eller.
Brett Connolly shoots Saved by Matt Murray. 7:35  
Matt Niskanen shoots Saved by Matt Murray. 7:41  
Carl Hagelin shoots Saved by Matt Murray. 7:42  
Giveaway by Alex Ovechkin. 8:09  
  8:14 Shot by Erik Gudbranson misses the net
  8:19 Patric Hornqvist hits Nick Jensen.
Brooks Orpik hits Patric Hornqvist. 8:20  
  8:35 Nick Bjugstad hits Lars Eller.
Takeaway by Alex Ovechkin. 9:00  
  9:02 Jack Johnson blocks shot from Tom Wilson.
  9:12 Garrett Wilson hits John Carlson.
  9:35 Joseph Blandisi shoots Saved by Braden Holtby.
  9:39 Sidney Crosby hits Nic Dowd.
Nicklas Backstrom wins the faceoff against Sidney Crosby. 9:40  
Jakub Vrana scores. Assisted by Dmitry Orlov and T.J. Oshie. 10:24  
  10:24 Evgeni Malkin wins the faceoff against Nic Dowd.
  10:24 Shot by Evgeni Malkin misses the net
Shot by Brooks Orpik misses the net 11:22  
  11:25 Giveaway by Marcus Pettersson.
  11:34 Nick Bjugstad blocks shot from Andre Burakovsky.
Tom Wilson shoots Saved by Matt Murray. 11:50  
  11:51 Nick Bjugstad wins the faceoff against Evgeny Kuznetsov.
Alex Ovechkin hits Patric Hornqvist. 11:57  
Tom Wilson hits Erik Gudbranson. 12:07  
  12:12 Brian Dumoulin shoots Saved by Braden Holtby.
Tom Wilson hits Erik Gudbranson. 12:25  
  12:35 Giveaway by Jake Guentzel.
  12:35 Takeaway by Jared McCann.
  12:37 Jake Guentzel scores. Assisted by Jared McCann.
Lars Eller wins the faceoff against Sidney Crosby. 12:37  
  13:01 Shot by Justin Schultz misses the net
Brett Connolly shoots Saved by Matt Murray. 13:19  
  13:24 Sidney Crosby scores. Assisted by Justin Schultz.
  13:24 Evgeni Malkin wins the faceoff against Nicklas Backstrom.
Matt Niskanen blocks shot from Evgeni Malkin. 13:53  
Nicklas Backstrom penalty for tripping - 2 mins (Minor). Drawn by Evgeni Malkin. 13:55  
  13:55 Sidney Crosby wins the faceoff against Lars Eller.
  14:05 Giveaway by Phil Kessel.
  14:25 Sidney Crosby scores a power play goal. Assisted by Phil Kessel and Evgeni Malkin.
  14:25 Nick Bjugstad wins the faceoff against Evgeny Kuznetsov.
  14:38 Nick Bjugstad shoots Saved by Braden Holtby.
  14:39 Nick Bjugstad shoots Saved by Braden Holtby.
  14:40 Nick Bjugstad shoots Saved by Braden Holtby.
  14:42 Nick Bjugstad hits John Carlson.
  14:59 Nick Bjugstad shoots Saved by Braden Holtby.
  15:01 Nick Bjugstad shoots Saved by Braden Holtby.
  15:20 Jake Guentzel hits Michal Kempny.
Alex Ovechkin hits Jack Johnson. 15:28  
Dmitry Orlov shoots Saved by Matt Murray. 16:13  
Matt Niskanen shoots Saved by Matt Murray. 16:29  
Nic Dowd wins the faceoff against Matt Cullen. 16:29  
Dmitry Orlov shoots Saved by Matt Murray. 16:40  
Takeaway by Andre Burakovsky. 16:53  
Nic Dowd shoots Saved by Matt Murray. 17:08  
Nic Dowd hits Brian Dumoulin. 17:14  
Nicklas Backstrom hits Marcus Pettersson. 17:26  
  17:33 Teddy Blueger hits John Carlson.
Evgeny Kuznetsov wins the faceoff against Sidney Crosby. 18:14  
  18:25 Jack Johnson blocks shot from Evgeny Kuznetsov.
  18:39 Shot by Jack Johnson misses the net
Lars Eller wins the faceoff against Nick Bjugstad. 18:40  
Lars Eller wins the faceoff against Nick Bjugstad. 18:53  
  19:08 Zach Trotman hits Lars Eller.
Brooks Orpik shoots Saved by Matt Murray. 19:15  
Brett Connolly hits Zach Trotman. 19:24  
  19:36 Jared McCann blocks shot from Brooks Orpik.
Brett Connolly shoots Saved by Matt Murray. 19:41  
Nicklas Backstrom wins the faceoff against Sidney Crosby. 19:42  
  19:48 Sidney Crosby wins the faceoff against Nicklas Backstrom.
  19:59 Jake Guentzel hits Michal Kempny.
3
Washington   Pittsburgh
Nicklas Backstrom wins the faceoff against Sidney Crosby. 0:00  
Takeaway by Nicklas Backstrom. 0:16  
Jakub Vrana hits Jack Johnson. 0:20  
Shot by Michal Kempny misses the net 1:00  
  1:06 Erik Gudbranson blocks shot from Alex Ovechkin.
  1:27 Erik Gudbranson hits Evgeny Kuznetsov.
  1:32 Erik Gudbranson blocks shot from Tom Wilson.
  1:38 Nick Bjugstad hits Tom Wilson.
Tom Wilson shoots Saved by Matt Murray. 1:49  
  2:00 Garrett Wilson shoots Saved by Braden Holtby.
  2:06 Matt Cullen wins the faceoff against Lars Eller.
  2:16 Joseph Blandisi hits Nick Jensen.
Lars Eller hits Joseph Blandisi. 2:38  
  3:17 Justin Schultz shoots Saved by Braden Holtby.
Nicklas Backstrom wins the faceoff against Evgeni Malkin. 3:18  
Nicklas Backstrom shoots Saved by Matt Murray. 3:29  
Evgeny Kuznetsov shoots Saved by Matt Murray. 4:06  
  4:06 Erik Gudbranson penalty for roughing - 2 mins (Minor). Drawn by Tom Wilson.
Tom Wilson penalty for roughing - 2 mins (Minor). Drawn by Erik Gudbranson. 4:06  
Evgeny Kuznetsov wins the faceoff against Sidney Crosby. 4:06  
Michal Kempny shoots Saved by Matt Murray. 4:30  
Alex Ovechkin hits Brian Dumoulin. 4:52  
  6:41 Takeaway by Patric Hornqvist.
Takeaway by Brooks Orpik. 6:44  
  6:51 Dominik Simon shoots Saved by Braden Holtby.
  7:06 Marcus Pettersson hits Brett Connolly.
  7:24 Jack Johnson hits Evgeny Kuznetsov.
Evgeny Kuznetsov wins the faceoff against Sidney Crosby. 7:30  
Shot by Alex Ovechkin misses the net 7:34  
  7:35 Matt Cullen wins the faceoff against Evgeny Kuznetsov.
Michal Kempny hits Patric Hornqvist. 7:52  
Alex Ovechkin shoots Saved by Matt Murray. 7:59  
Alex Ovechkin hits Nick Bjugstad. 8:03  
  8:07 Patric Hornqvist shoots Saved by Braden Holtby.
Nicklas Backstrom shoots Saved by Matt Murray. 8:25  
Giveaway by T.J. Oshie. 8:56  
  9:00 Evgeni Malkin shoots Saved by Braden Holtby.
  9:07 Shot by Zach Trotman misses the net
Dmitry Orlov shoots Saved by Matt Murray. 9:25  
Lars Eller wins the faceoff against Nick Bjugstad. 9:26  
  9:34 Erik Gudbranson blocks shot from Dmitry Orlov.
  9:46 Takeaway by Dominik Simon.
Carl Hagelin shoots Saved by Matt Murray. 10:08  
Dmitry Orlov shoots Saved by Matt Murray. 10:10  
  10:16 Marcus Pettersson hits Lars Eller.
Brett Connolly shoots Saved by Matt Murray. 10:20  
Matt Niskanen hits Dominik Simon. 10:24  
Team penalty for Washington too many men on ice - 2 mins (Minor). Served by Alex Ovechkin. 10:33  
  10:33 Sidney Crosby wins the faceoff against Nic Dowd.
  11:56 Phil Kessel scores a power play goal. Assisted by Justin Schultz and Evgeni Malkin.
Evgeny Kuznetsov wins the faceoff against Nick Bjugstad. 11:56  
  12:11 Shot by Dominik Simon misses the net
  12:23 Brian Dumoulin shoots Saved by Braden Holtby.
Nicklas Backstrom wins the faceoff against Jared McCann. 12:24  
Shot by John Carlson misses the net 12:36  
Takeaway by Jakub Vrana. 12:50  
Jakub Vrana shoots Saved by Matt Murray. 12:54  
T.J. Oshie shoots Saved by Matt Murray. 12:55  
  12:56 Team penalty for Pittsburgh too many men on ice - 2 mins (Minor). Served by Dominik Simon.
T.J. Oshie wins the faceoff against Matt Cullen. 12:56  
Alex Ovechkin shoots Saved by Matt Murray. 13:21  
Alex Ovechkin shoots Saved by Matt Murray. 13:48  
Alex Ovechkin shoots Saved by Matt Murray. 14:02  
John Carlson scores a power play goal. Assisted by Alex Ovechkin and Nicklas Backstrom. 14:02  
Lars Eller wins the faceoff against Sidney Crosby. 14:02  
  14:13 Jack Johnson blocks shot from Lars Eller.
  14:23 Justin Schultz shoots Saved by Braden Holtby.
Dmitry Orlov blocks shot from Phil Kessel. 14:56  
  15:02 Shot by Phil Kessel misses the net
Alex Ovechkin hits Evgeni Malkin. 15:08  
Tom Wilson hits Zach Trotman. 15:41  
Tom Wilson hits Patric Hornqvist. 15:47  
  16:01 Jake Guentzel hits Brooks Orpik.
  16:23 Sidney Crosby blocks shot from Jakub Vrana.
Nicklas Backstrom hits Brian Dumoulin. 16:40  
  16:59 Evgeni Malkin wins the faceoff against Lars Eller.
  17:15 Matt Cullen hits Andre Burakovsky.
  17:26 Marcus Pettersson hits Lars Eller.
John Carlson shoots Saved by Matt Murray. 18:25  
  18:25 Sidney Crosby wins the faceoff against T.J. Oshie.
  18:32 Giveaway by Brian Dumoulin.
  18:49 Takeaway by Sidney Crosby.
Giveaway by Evgeny Kuznetsov. 19:01  
  19:04 Jared McCann scores on an empty net.
  19:04 Sidney Crosby wins the faceoff against Lars Eller.
  19:35 Sidney Crosby wins the faceoff against Nicklas Backstrom.