Pens’ Late Flurry Sinks Bruins

March 13, 2013
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The Pittsburgh Penguins scored three times in a 4:15 span late in the third period Tuesday to defeat the visiting Boston Bruins in come-from-behind style 3-2 at Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh.

Until Chris Kunitz broke the ice with his 18th goal of the season with 6:18 left in the game, the Bruins (17-4-3) were holding a 2-0 lead that was acquired in the first period.  Pittsburgh’s Brandon Sutter tied the game 51 seconds late with his seventh goal, and put the Pens ahead with his 8th with 2:03 remaining.

Zdeno Chara and Tyler Seguin had scored first-period goals for Boston.

Marc-Andre Fleury (13-5) earned the win, stopping 14 shots, and beating Anton Khudobin (4-2).

The Penguins (19-8) outshot the Bruins 34-16 in winning their sixth straight NHL game, and now stand at a perfect 6-0 in March.  They tied Montreal (17-5-4) for the best point total in the league’s Eastern Conference.

On Thursday, the Penguins will visit Toronto (15-11-1).  Radio pregame airtime on 96.3 KQW will be 6:30 PM.

 

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