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Compiled by David Sabino
June 18, 2009
THE FIGURES AND FACTS TO REMEMBER FROM A CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON
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June 18, 2009

For The Record

THE FIGURES AND FACTS TO REMEMBER FROM A CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON

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Pittsburgh outshot the Caps 42 to 24 but needed Kris Letang's OT goal to avoid falling behind three games to none.

Game 4 at Pittsburgh
Penguins 5, Capitals 3

Veterans Sergei Gonchar, Bill Guerin and Ruslan Fedotenko all scored in the first period to help knot the series at two games apiece.

Game 5 at Washington, D.C.
Penguins 4, Capitals 3 (OT)

An overtime pass from Malkin to Crosby was inadvertantly deflected by Caps defenseman Tom Poti past Varlamov for the game-winner.

Game 6 at Pittsburgh
Capitals 5, Penguins 4 (OT)

Ovechkin's three assists and two goals by Viktor Kozlov were overshadowed by the series-tying score by the unsung David Steckel.

Game 7 at Washington, D.C.
Penguins 6, Capitals 2

Crosby's two goals and an assist punctuated a contest that, at 5-0 midway through the second, was never really a fair fight.

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