Pittsburgh’s Sidney Crosby scored the game-tying goal with three-tenths of a second remaining in regulation on Monday night, only to see the Boston Bruins win the game on a Torey Krug goal just 34 seconds into overtime.
Loui Eriksson, Reilly Smith and Zdeno Chara also scored for Boston (16-6-2), who beat the Pens in a regular season game for the first time since December, 2011. Boston is 8-2-1 in their last 11 games, while Pittsburgh has lost 6 of their last ten.
James Neal, who scored twice in the Penguins’ loss in Montreal on Saturday, recorded two more goals Monday for Pittsburgh (15-9-1). Marc0-Andre Fleury (13-7-1) took the loss, while Boston goaltender Tuukka Rask (13-5-2) was the winner. Pittsburgh outshot Boston 31-to-24.
The Penguins will host Toronto (14-9-1) at 7:30 PM on Wednesday night. Radio pregame airtime on 96.3 KQW will be 7:00 PM.