Penguins defeat Bruins to snap four-game skid
Playing for the first time in eight games following a shoulder injury, Malkin had three assists.
“We were missing Geno,” Dupuis said. “He played great for us. Obviously, it was a big boost for us for him to come back. He played well. It looked like he didn’t miss a shift.”
Dupuis scored when goalie
“I don’t know what happened behind the net, but I ended up with the puck in the slot and basically just tapped it in,” Dupuis said. “One-hundredth goal of my career, game-winner, overtime, I’ll take it.”
“I know we get the message when we’re together,” Crosby said. “We know we have to create things. It’s hard for them to key on one of us when we’re together. Geno did a great job.”
“I think after the last four games, this was a big moment for me and the team,” Malkin said.
This game turned into a shootout, capped by a frantic final 13 minutes in regulation and overtime.
“We scored goals, yeah,” Boston defenseman
Eaton gave the
Krejci’s second of the season came after Crosby was penalized for tripping soon after a 4-minute penalty was given to Pittsburgh’s
About a minute after Boston tied it, Crosby had a breakaway but Thomas lunged to stop his backhanded shot.
That allowed Sturm to deflect in
Eaton’s goal was his second of the season and 22nd in 472 NHL games. Just 1:42 in, McKee scored the 21st goal of his 760-game career to end Thomas’ shutout streak at 174:16 and the
The teams then alternated goals over the next 55 minutes.
Playing his 100th career game, Wheeler tied it at 1 6:47 later with his fifth of the season, but Dupuis gave the
Ryder tied it at 2 early in the second when he lifted a wrist shot over Johnson’s shoulder.
“I think we played a pretty good game and a couple of mistakes just cost us the extra point,” Ryder said. “We kept coming from behind all night and managed to get the lead there at the end. It was there for us, and when you’re that close and lose one like that it’s real frustrating.”
Crosby’s 10th of the season was a deflection of
But Morris scored when his shot from the point deflected off the stick of