Pittsburgh is 2-0-0 against Washington this season and has won six straight against the Capitals. (They play again on Tuesday.)
The Penguins are first in the league on the power play (25.5 percent), while the Capitals are second. (23.2 percent)
Thirty-five of Washington's games have been decided by one goal.
The Caps are 3-0-1 in their past four home games.
Alex Ovechkin has one goal against Pittsburgh this season.
The Penguins are 29-3-1 when scoring first.
Pittsburgh is 2-2-0 on its current road trip, going 14-for-14 on the penalty kill.
Evgeni Malkin has one goal and three assists in his past three games.