Pens Split Weekend Games In Canada – Now Stand At 3-2

January 28, 2013
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James Neal, Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin all connected on their shootout attempts on Sunday, lifting the Pittsburgh Penguins (3-2) to a 2-1 win over the Senators in Ottawa and to a split of their two weekend games in Canada.

The Penguins lost 4-2 on Friday night to the Jets in Winnipeg.

Neal tallied the only Pittsburgh goal in regulation, his fourth of the year.  Colin Greening scored for Ottawa (3-1-1)

Crosby scored two early goals for the Pens in Winnipeg, but his team never found the net again after the 14:58 mark of the first period.  Evander Kane, Dustin Byfuglien, Andrew Ladd and Blake Wheeler scored for the Jets, who now stand at 3-1-1 following a 5-4 overtime victory over the New York Islanders on Sunday.

The Penguins will host the Islanders (2-2-1) at Consol Energy Center in Pittsburgh on Tuesday night.  The revised faceoff time for the contest now stands at 7:30 PM.

The next Penguins broadcasts on 96.3 KQW will come Saturday afternoon at 12:30 PM (at New Jersey) and Sunday at 12:00 noon (home game vs. Washington).

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