Jokinen Tallies Hat Trick; Pens Lose 5-3 To Columbus

September 23, 2013

Jussi Jokinen scored a preseason hat trick Saturday, but none of his Pittsburgh teammates found the net, and the Penguins dropped a 5-3 decision to the Columbus Blue Jackets at the Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh.

Penguins officials note that Jokinen was playing on a line with Evgeni Malkin and James Neal.

The Pens’ preseason record dropped to 1-3 with two games remaining.  Pittsburgh’s regular season schedule will begin on Thursday, October 3.

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