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Holtby, Fehr lead Capitals over Penguins, 3-0

Holtby, Fehr lead Capitals over Penguins, 3-0

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Goaltender Braden Holtby stopped 31 shots and Eric Fehr scored two goals as the Washington Capitals defeated the Pittsburgh Penguins, 3-0, on Saturday. Fehr, who scored twice during the Capitals' win in the 2011 Winter Classic at Pittsburgh, did it again on Saturday with his eighth and ninth goals of the year. Marcus Johansson got his 10th for the Capitals, who won for the fifth time in seven games. Washington also defeated Pittsburgh for the first time since Jan. 22, 2012, a span of nine games. Holtby, making a career-high 12th straight start, has eight wins during that stretch. It was his 16th win and third shutout of the season on Saturday. The...

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