Sidney Crosby nets pair as Penguins blank Capitals

sidney-crosby-nets-pair-as-penguins-blank-capitals
Sidney Crosby nets pair as Penguins blank Capitals

The Pittsburgh Penguins defeated the Washington Capitals 4-0 in the Capitals’ season opener. Evgeni Malkin had a goal and three assists, while Sidney Crosby scored twice. Goaltender Tristan Jarry stopped all 19 shots he faced. It was also the NHL head coaching debut for the Capitals’ Spencer Carbery. The game marked the 66th meeting between star centers Crosby and Alex Ovechkin, with the Penguins holding a 39-23-4 advantage in games when both players are on the ice. Reilly Smith also scored for the Penguins, and Jake Guentzel contributed two assists. Jarry recorded his 14th career shutout, his second against the Capitals. Washington goaltender Charlie Lindgren made 31 saves in his first game against the Penguins. Malkin opened the scoring in the second period after an Ovechkin turnover, with Erik Karlsson earning his first point with Pittsburgh on the play. Crosby added two power-play goals in the second period, and Smith scored in the third period to seal the victory. The game ended with a fight between Tom Wilson and Marcus Pettersson.

About News Team

Hi, I'm Alex Perez, an experienced writer with a focus on lifestyle and culture news. From food and fashion to travel and entertainment, I love exploring the latest trends and sharing my insights with readers. I also have a strong interest in world news and business, and enjoy covering breaking stories and events.

Have a tip we should know? tips@rhd.news

Most Read

  1. News
    Pandora Papers Financial Leak Shows Us the Secrets of the World’s Rich and Powerful
    3 years ago
  2. Health
    US Supreme Court Rejects J & J TALC Cancer Case Appeal
    3 years ago
  3. Lifestyle
    9 Habits that Drain your Daily Focus and How to Avoid Them
    3 years ago
  4. BUSINESS
    Women’s Demand for Shapewear – the big Trends
    3 years ago
  5. BUSINESS
    Valentino Launches its Cosmetics Line
    3 years ago
  6. Health
    US Promises to Share 60 million Doses of AstraZeneca Vaccines
    3 years ago
  7. Health
    UK Offers Aid Amid Surging COVID-19 Cases in India
    3 years ago
  8. Sports
    Thousands of fans welcome Charlton funeral cortege at Old Trafford
    6 months ago
  9. News
    Brit left fighting for life after train derails in Argentinia
    6 months ago
  10. BUSINESS
    Dubai faces down airline rivals with $50 bln jet orders
    6 months ago
  11. Sunak
    UK’s Sunak brings back Cameron, sacks Braverman
    6 months ago
  12. Sports
    Man United’s Hojlund, Eriksen withdrawn from Denmark team duty
    6 months ago
  13. Health
    Autumn Sneezing Syndrome is on the rise… here’s what you can do
    6 months ago
  14. Canada
    Canada beat Italy to win Billie Jean King Cup for first time
    6 months ago

Follow @rushhourdaily: