The Pittsburgh Penguins and Washington Capitals played Game 6 Monday Night. Marc-Andre Fleury would start for the Penguins. Braden Holtby would start for the Capitals. David Warsofsky, Trevor Daley, Kevin Porter, Garrett Wilson, Frank Corrado, Scott Wilson, Cameron Gaunce, Tom Sestito, Mark Streit, Carter Rowney, Jean-Sebastien Dea, Oskar Sundqvist, Daniel Sprong, Dominik Simon, Derrick Pouliot, Matt Murray, Sean Maguire would be the scratches for the Penguins. Taylor Chorney, Brett Connolly, and Paul Carey would be the scratches for the Capitals.
Jake Guentzel would get called for roughing at 4:07 of the first period. Sidney Crosby would get called for hooking at 11:56. T.J. Oshie would score on the powerplay at 12:41 to give the Capitals a 1-0 lead. Evgeny Kuznetsov and Nicklas Backstrom would have the assists. Evgeny Kuznetsov would get called for slashing at 17:17. The Capitals would have 11 shots to the Penguins 3.
Andre Burakovsky would score unassisted 6:36 into the second to make it 2-0. Andre Burakovsky would get called for hooking at 11:03. Both teams would have 5 shots in the 2nd.
Nicklas Backstrom would score unassisted 16 seconds into the third to make it 3-0. Lars Eller would get called for holding at 1:34. Bryan Rust would get called for goaltender interference at 4:31.Matt Cullen would get called for slashing at 9:32. John Carlson would score on the powerplay at 11:17 to make it 4-0. Matt Niskanen and Evgeny Kuznetsov would have the assists. Andre Burakovsky would score his 2nd of the game unassisted at 12:29 to make it 5-0. Patric Hornqvist would get called for cross checking and Karl Alzner would get called for holding at 16:21. Jake Guentzel would score at 16:38 to make it 5-1. Sidney Crosby would have the lone assist. Evgeni Malkin would score at 17:30 to make it 5-2. Conor Sheary and Brian Dumoulin would have the assists. Capitals would have 10 shots to the Penguins 9 in the 3rd.
The Penguins would go 0 for 3 on the powerplay and kill 2 of 4 penalties. Marc-Andre Fleury would have an off night and stop 21 of 25 shots. Jake Guentzel and Evgeni Malkin would each have a goal. Conor Sheary, Sidney Crosby, and Brian Dumoulin would each have an assist. The series is all tied up and Game 7 in on Wednesday.