NHL Capsules

Updated: March 19, 2013, 11:18 PM ET
Associated Press

PITTSBURGH -- Defenseman Matt Niskanen scored the go-ahead goal in the third period, Sidney Crosby had two assists, and the Pittsburgh Penguins extended their winning streak to 10 with a 2-1 victory over the Washington Capitals on Tuesday night.

Niskanen's goal at 11:58 came nine seconds after the Eastern Conference-leading Penguins killed a four-minute penalty.

The winning streak is the second-longest in the NHL this season.

Marc-Andre Fleury made 28 saves, and Crosby earned ...

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