PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Mario Lemieux had a goal and assisted on three
power-play goals to help the Pittsburgh Penguins finish their
preseason schedule with a 7-1 victory over the Washington Capitals
on Sunday night.
Lemieux had two goals and nine assists in four exhibition games.
Ziggy Palffy added two goals and an assist for Pittsburgh
(2-5-2), and Rico Fata, Mark Recchi, Rob Scuderi and Ric Jackman
also scored. Rookie Sidney Crosby had an assist, giving him a goal
and three assists in five preseason games.
Matt Bradley scored for the Capitals (2-4-2).
Both teams open the regular seasons Wednesday night. Pittsburgh
is in New Jersey and the Capitals are home against Columbus.