Caps-Pens: A Look at the Recent ‘Nasty’

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As we did for our first round opponents, NoVa Caps now takes a look at our second round opponents, the Pittsburgh Penguins, and some of the events that have transpired in the last 12-24 months of play between the two teams. 

From March 20th of this season, Oshie and Crosby get after it:

In the same game, Caps Mike Weber takes out the Penguins Bryan Rust with a nasty hit:

T.J. Oshie takes out Beau Bennett last December:

Taylor Chorney and Nick Bonino drop the gloves back in December:

And this gem, Tom Wilson takes on the Penguins bench in February, 2015:

And, as we did for the first round, we leave you with one from a ways back:

Let the games begin!

About Jon Sorensen

Jon has been a Caps fan since day one, attending his first game at the Capital Centre in 1974. His passion for the Caps has grown over the decades, which has included time as a season ticket holder, social media and community organizer, and most recently led to the founding of NoVa Caps in 2014. Jon earned a Bachelor's of Science in Engineering at Old Dominion University, and is a Systems Engineer during intermissions, which has been instrumental in supporting his Capitals habit.
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