‘Great players,’ ‘lot of speed’ help Penguins excel in overtime games

Following his team’s 5-4 overtime home loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins on Thursday, Washington Capitals defenseman Dmitry Orlov seemed to be at a loss for words. When asked why the Capitals have had so much trouble with the Penguins in games that went to overtime or a shootout — the Penguins are 3-0 against the Capitals in such games this season — Orlov offered a few low-calorie cliches about bad breaks and playing better in the first 60 minutes of the game.