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Drive to the Net: Odds have been against Penguins


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Alex Ovechkin celebrates at the Capitals' bench. - MATT SUNDAY / DKPS

The Penguins had the Capitals right where they wanted them Tuesday night: Pinned in Washington's defensive zone in the final minutes of play.

Mike Sullivan had the exact players he wanted on the ice, too: Jake Guentzel and Sidney Crosby, the NHL postseason's first- and third-leading scorers, along with Patric Hornqvist. That trio had accounted for all three of the Penguins' goals in Tuesday's Game 3 and had also been on the ice for every goal the team scored in Games 1 and 2.

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