The Washington Capitals fell to the Pittsburgh Penguins, 5 to 3, on December 6, 1996.

Final

PIT

Penguins

10-13-3

5

WSH

Capitals

13-13-1

3

Team

PIT

WSH

1

0

2

2

2

0

3

3

1

Total

5

3

Summary

Team Stats

Player Stats

1st period

PIT

WSH

Capitals

Dale Hunter (EV) unassisted

0

1

Capitals

Andrei Nikolishin (EV) assisted by Kelly Miller and Steve Konowalchuk

0

2

2nd period

PIT

WSH

Penguins

Jaromir Jagr (PP) assisted by Jean-Jacques Daigneault

1

2

Penguins

Ron Francis (EV) assisted by Kevin Hatcher and Jaromir Jagr

2

2

3rd period

PIT

WSH

Penguins

Mario Lemieux (EV) assisted by Andreas Johansson and Stu Barnes

3

2

Penguins

Petr Nedved (EV) assisted by Alek Stojanov

4

2

Capitals

Dale Hunter (EV) assisted by Steve Konowalchuk and Kelly Miller

4

3

Penguins

Jaromir Jagr (EV) assisted by Petr Nedved and Alek Stojanov

5

3