Penguins 4, Blackhawks 1

Evgeni Malkin scored for Pittsburgh and the Penguins beat the

Chicago Blackhawks 4-1 Tuesday night.

Dustin Jeffrey, Nick Johnson and Mark Letestu also had goals for

Pittsburgh, and Paul Martin had two assists. Kyle Beach scored for

Chicago, which fell to 1-3 in the preseason. The Penguins are


The game matched the past two Stanley Cup champions – but the

lineups did not. Malkin played, but fellow Penguins stars Sidney

Crosby, Marc-Andre Fleury and Brooks Orpik were among the

scratches. Chicago chose not to dress, among others, Jonathan

Toews, Duncan Keith, Marian Hossa and Marty Turco.

Both of the Penguins’ third-period goals went in off of

Blackhawks defenseman Brent Seabrook.