2-minute Drill: Pens Trip Up Capitals, Inch Closer to First

| March 13, 2019

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  • Evgeni Malkin got his 1,000th NHL point, and the Pittsburgh Penguins ended the Washington Capitals’ winning streak at seven with a 5-3 victory at PPG Paints Arena on Tuesday.
  • Pittsburgh coach Jeff Capel gave his freshmen backcourt simple instructions Tuesday night: Attack the hole.
  • Determined to upgrade their secondary, the Pittsburgh Steelers agreed to a three-year, $25.5 million contract with free agent cornerback Steven Nelson.
  • The Giants have agreed to trade Odell Beckham Jr. to the Cleveland Browns, a source confirmed to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, in a blockbuster deal that sends the star receiver out of New York less than a year after he signed a massive contract with the team.
  • A person with direct knowledge of the negotiations said the New York Jets and former Pittsburgh Steelers running back Le’Veon Bell agreed on a deal.

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