Sidney Crosby ended an extended objective drought and assisted on Conor Sheary’s winner sixteen seconds into extra time because the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Buffalo Sabres 5-four on Tuesday night time.
Crosby scored his sixth of the season, Sheary had a pair of objectives and Patric Hornqvist added one for Pittsburgh. Phil Kessel acquired his eighth of the season and has objectives in 4 straight video games. Kessel, the group’s main scorer, has no less than one level in 5 straight video games — and sixteen of 20 this season.
Matt Murray made 28 saves for the Penguins, who gained their sixth in a row at residence. Pittsburgh is 12-zero-1 in its final thirteen video games towards the Sabres, together with seven consecutive wins at residence.
Crosby scored for the primary time in eleven video games, and Buffalo’s Jack Eichel ended an eight-recreation drought, each within the second interval.
WILD three, FLYERS zero
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Devan Dubnyk posted his third straight shutout with 30 saves and Nino Niederreiter scored 12 seconds into the sport for Minnesota in a win towards Philadelphia.
Dubnyk’s third shutout of the season stretched his scoreless streak to 195:05, breaking his mark of 183:sixteen set final season for the longest in group historical past. Dubnyk has stopped the final 103 photographs he is confronted.
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