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Game Photos: 1/11/2012 Pens vs Caps

The Pens visited Verizon Center for the second and final time this regular season Wednesday night looking to snap a 5-game losing streak. The Caps were hoping to get things back on track after dropping a couple of games out west. The Pens gave an effort they can probably be happy with but once again it was not enough as Washington capitalized on a late first period defensive gaffe that allowed Jason Chimera to score the lone goal of the game. Tomas Vokoun's 30 saves would secure the win.

Check out our photos and video after the jump.
On the bright side, frequent Penguin killer Mike Knuble was held scoreless.

Malkin sucks 71 what? I don't get it.


Anthem:
Vokoun, in the zone as usual against the Pens.

Let's get it on!

It didn't take long for CFA and Matt Hendricks to get into it. Not much to this fight. Give Hendricks a slight edge for getting a couple of shots in while Adams was falling down.

Chimera drew first blood.

After giving up the late first period goal, Fleury settled down, took his acid and was pretty solid the rest of the way.

Ovie was mostly a non-factor in this one. Dupuis easily gets the puck away from him on the 2nd period penalty kill.

Pascal Dupuis went awkwardly into the boards and gingerly made his way off the ice. Fortunately he was able to return to the game.

Ozzy rockin' the red.

Vokoun was a wall in the closing minutes, appearing down and out here only to leap up and make a spectacular save on Geno's high wrister.

The Caps fought off the Pens late surge and held on for the 1-0 win.
Big win for the Caps as they slide up into the #8 spot in the East. Another tough loss for the Pens as they dropped their 6th straight and fall out of a playoff spot. That's it for now. We'll be back with more photos after the Montreal game on the 20th.

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