The Washington Capitals (25-19-2, 52 points) and Pittsburgh Penguins (26-17-4, 56 points) meet Sunday for the final time in the regular season, with the Capitals continuing to struggle offensively and the Penguins rolling.
Washington was shut out for the second time in three games Friday night, losing 3-0 to the Carolina Hurricanes. The Capitals also failed to score in a 3-0 defeat to the New York Islanders last Tuesday evening. In the loss to Carolina, Washington mustered just 23 shots on goal.
Pittsburgh, on the other hand, has won five games in a row, with their last loss coming at the hands of the Caps on January 11. Evgeni Malkin as been on fire for the Penguins, amassing 10 points during the five-game winning streak.
Here is all the information you need for today's game:
Game Date/Time: Sunday, January 22; 12:30 P.M. ET
Location: CONSOL Energy Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
TV Schedule: NBC
Radio Schedule: 1500 AM
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