Washington Capitals clinch third straight Metro Division crown

WASHINGTON, DC - MARCH 28: Members of the Washington Capitals celebrate after defeating the New York Rangers 3-2 in overtime at Capital One Arena on March 28, 2018 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

WASHINGTON– The Washington Capitals are champions of the Metro Division again.

For the third straight year, the team has taken the division crown.

After a 3-1 win over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Sunday night, the Capitals clinched their place atop the division again.

Earlier this month, Washington clinched a playoff berth.

Overall, the team is 48-25-7, which is good for 103 points with two games left in the regular season.

The Capitals are one of seven NHL teams to have topped the century mark this year.