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Watch: Penguins’ Bonino scores series-clincher in OT

Nick Bonino scored 6:32 into overtime to give the Pittsburgh Penguins a 4-3 win over the Washington Capitals in Game 6, and a ticket to the Eastern Conference Final against the Tampa Bay Lightning.

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Nick Bonino scored 6:32 into overtime Tuesday night to send the Pittsburgh Penguins to the Eastern Conference Final, eliminating the Washington Capitals in six games.

After blowing a 3-0 lead in regulation, the Penguins put the Capitals on their heels in overtime, finally breaking through when Bonino tapped in a rebound off Carl Hagelin’s wrister from the slot.

Bonino has recorded 2 goals and 8 assists for 10 points in 11 games this postseason,tying him with Sidney Crosby for second on the team, behind only Phil Kessel (12).

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Pittsburgh moves on to the Eastern Conference Final for the first time since 2013, where they will meet the Tampa Bay Lightning.

The Presidents Trophy-winning Capitals were eliminated in the second round for the second straight season, falling short of their first Conference Final appearance since 1998.

—Mark Garbino