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Video: PHT Extra — Pens’ impressive streak, Caps’ playoff chances

Mar 25, 2013, 7:09 PM EDT

On Monday, Brough and I spoke with Kay Adams about two surging Eastern Conference teams — the Pittsburgh Penguins and Washington Capitals.

Pittsburgh’s in the midst of a 12-game winning streak and recently bolstered its lineup with the additions of ex-Dallas captain Brenden Morrow and former Sharks defenseman Douglas Murray.

We talked about what was most impressive about the Pens’ streak, and what the future has in store.

Next, discussion turned to the Washington Capitals — winners of three straight and eight of 13 in March.

With the NHL’s reigning first star of the week (Alex Ovechkin) on fire and Braden Holtby providing solid netminding, we answered the question:

Will Washington make the playoffs?

To find out the answer, watch:

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