PITTSBURGH (AP) – Evgeni Malkin and Sidney Crosby scored, and the excellent Pittsburgh Penguins held the Ottawa Senators 6-4 on Thursday night.
Jake Guentzel’s best goal of the 21st season was a much-needed one, as Pittsburgh nearly took a four-goal lead in the third half.
Mike Matheson scored twice, Dominik Simon also had one and Tristan Jarry saved 39 shots for the Penguins, who have won 3 games in a row and 14 of 16. Pittsburgh have won 10 in a row at home. against Ottawa and have points in 13 consecutive home games. compared to the Senators dated February 13, 2013.
Drake Batherson had Ottawa’s only goal in the first two innings, and the Senators led 5-1 into the third. But they scored the next three, shortening the deficit to one.
Filip Gustavsson made 23 saves for Ottawa. Anton Forsberg stopped six shots in the first period before being pulled.
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