Crosby scores twice in Penguins win
Sidney Crosby scored two power-play goals 90 seconds apart in the third period, and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Philadelphia Flyers 5-1 on Saturday night.
In 17 regular-season games in Philadelphia, Crosby has 13 goals and 28 points. Overall against the Flyers, the Penguins captain has posted 26 goals and 59 points in 33 games.
Mark Letestu, Chris Kunitz and Matt Cooke also had goals for Pittsburgh, which won its second straight to improve to 3-3 this season. The Penguins beat the New York Islanders in overtime on Friday night for their first victory in their new home arena.
The Penguins, who avenged an opening-night loss to the Flyers last Thursday at Pittsburgh’s Consol Energy Center, fired 30 shots at Philadelphia rookie goalie Sergei Bobrovsky.
Brent Johnson stopped 29 shots for Pittsburgh.