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German Titov and Alexei Morozov scored twice and the Pittsburgh Penguins extended the second-longest winning streak in team history to 10 by beating the Washington Capitals 7-3 Monday night.

"This team has always been good, has always had good players and great scorers like Mario Lemieux and Jaromir Jagr and we're trying to keep that going," the Penguins" Alexei Kovalev said. "You need a lot of talent to do that [win 10 in a row]."

Jagr, the NHL's leading scorer with 85 points, had a goal and three assists and now has 25 points during the Penguins' longest winning streak since they won a league-record 17 in a row on 1993.

The Pens had won three previous games in overtime, an NHL record, but built a 5-1 lead against the Caps in the second period. Pittsburgh's power-play had gone 0 for 25 in five games, but that was stopped with goals by Jagr and Kip Miller, who scored his 10th goal in last 11 games.

"The power play finally showed up; we talked a lot about it and all of a sudden, we scored on it," Jagr said.

Peter Skudra stopped 31 shots for his eighth victory in his last nine starts and seventh during the winning streak. Tom Barrasso missed the first four games of the streak with a strained neck and is currently out with a hip injury.

"We had a good first period, which is a good sign because human nature says if things are going good, you start to let up a little bit," coach Kevin Constantine said. "We won some games in overtime and you start to think that no matter what you do, you're going to win."

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