On the 3rd minute of the game Jay Beagle put Washington ahead, to which Pittsburgh responded with a goal six minutes from Trevor Daley. After the break, Matt Cullen brought the leadership has already "Pittsburgh", but John Karlsson during the second period made the score equal— 2:2.

The third 20-minute period brought no goals, and overtime lasted only 2.5 minutes, when the winning point in the match put Patrick Hornqvist — 3:2 in favor of "penguins".

Account in the series became 3-1 in favor of the team Mike Sullivan, and the winner of the regular championship now is on the verge of early termination of the season.

The Stanley Cup-2016. 1/4 final (4th match):

The Pittsburgh penguins — Washington capitals 3:2 FROM (1:1, 1:1, 0:0, 1:0)
0:1 — Beagle (Wilson, Choroní) — 02:58.
1:1 — Daly (Hornqvist, Crosby) — 09:16.
2:1 — Cullen (Kuhnhackl, Dumoulin) — 23:07.
2:2 — Carlson (Williams) — 36:19.
3:2 — The Hornqvist (Shiri, Dumoulin) — 62:34.

Throws: 33 — 36
Goalkeepers: Murray Holtby.
Fine: 8 — 10.
Account in the series: 3-1.