Kovalev looked good in his Pens re-debut, especially on the power play. But it wasn't enough.
The Pens put a lot of pressure on at times, but they couldn't score. That's been the story for far too long now.
This team is hurting bad without players who can put the puck in the net. Dupuis got the Pens' only goal.
Fleury got pulled. Didn't matter. Eric Staal got hurt.
The Caps are losing as well, so the gap between fourth and fifth stays the same.
Pens play in Toronto in like five minutes.