After battling back from deficits of 2-1, 3-2, 4-3 and 5-4, the Caps were not able to stop Mika Zibanejad in Thursday’s overtime 6-5 loss to the Rangers.
Despite the Caps strong start, Zibanejad was able to score five goals including the game winner.
The Caps have now lost two back-to-back roads games but hope to beat the Pittsburgh Penguins.
Here is everything you need to know about Saturday’s game, which takes place at 1:00 p.m. ET on NBC Sports Washington.
CAPITALS vs. PENGUINS HOW TO WATCH
What: Washington Capitals at Pittsburgh Penguins, Game 67 of the 2019-20 NHL Regular Season
Where: PPG Paints Arena, Pittsburgh, PA
When: Saturday, March 7, 1:00 p.m. ET
TV Channel: The Capitals at Penguins game will be broadcast on NBC Sports Washington
Radio: Caps 24/7 Radio, 106.7 The Fan FM
CAPITALS at PENGUINS TV SCHEDULE
12:00 PM: Caps Faceoff Live
12:30 PM: Caps Pregame Live
1:00 PM: Capitals at Penguins
3:30 PM: Caps Postgame Live
4:00 PM: Caps Overtime Live
CAPITALS at PENGUINS INJURY REPORT:
Anthony Angello, RW, Upper body, Week-to-week
Dominik Simon, LW, Upper body, Week-to-week
Zach Aston-Reese, LW, Lower body, Week-to-week
Jake Guentzel, LW, Shoulder, Out
CAPITALS at RANGERS PLAYERS TO WATCH
Alex Ovechkin, LW, Capitals (47-18-65):
Ovechkin tied Thursday nights game against the Rangers and is now tied with David Pastrnak for the league lead at 47 with a two-goal performance.
Ilya Kovalchuk, LW, Capitals (10-16-26):
Ilya Kovalchuk scored a goal and an assist in Thursday's 6-5 OT loss to the New York Rangers.
Patric Hornqvist, RW, Penguins (17-15-32):
Patric Hornqvist scored a pair of goals in Thursday's 4-2 win over the Buffalo Sabres. He now has 17 goals and 32 points in 49 games this season.
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