Pens Place Murray On IR

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The Pittsburgh Penguins placed goaltender Matt Murray on injured reserve with a lower-body injury.  Coach Mike Sullivan called Murray “week to week” after the 23-year-old left Monday’s win over Philly in the second period following a collision with Flyers forward Jakub Voracek.

 

Pens Down Flyers in OT

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Sidney Crosby redirected Kris Letang’s shot past Brian Elliott 1:48 into overtime as the Penguins rallied for a 5-4 victory over the Flyers.  The Pens, who lost goaltender Matt Murray in the second period with a leg injury, visit Buffalo Friday night.

 

Pens Edge Sabres

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Conor Sheary scored the game-winner 16 seconds into overtime as the Penguins topped the Sabres 5-4.  Phil Kessel scored his eighth goal of the season and has lit the lamp in four straight games.  (10-7-3) Pittsburgh visits (8-3-5) Ottawa tomorrow night.

 

Schultz Returns, Pens Top Coyotes

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Justin Schultz scored in his return from a concussion, Matt Murray stopped 24 shots and the Penguins beat the Coyotes 3-1.  Evgeni Malkin scored his team-high seventh goal and added two assists.  Phil Kessel also had a goal and two assists for the (9-6-2) Pens, who visit (8-7-1) Washington Friday night.

 

Malkin Leads Pens Past Oilers

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Evgeni Malkin scored a power-play goal in the third period to lift the Penguins to a 3-2 victory over the Oilers.  The Pens visit Calgary tonight at 9 o’clock.  Join 106.3 The River & 1063theriver.com at 8:30 for the Pens pregame.

 

Pens Win In OT…Again

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Phil Kessel’s 300th career goal at 1:07 of overtime lifted the Penguins to a 2-1 victory over the Jets.  Pittsburgh is (7-3-1) and leads the Metropolitan Division by three points.  The Pens visit Minnesota tomorrow night, listen live on 106.3 The River & 1063theriver.com after the Ohio State/Penn State game.

 

Pens Top Oilers In OT

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Phil Kessel scored 42 seconds into overtime to push the Penguins past the Oilers 2-1.  Ian Cole also scored for Pittsburgh and Matt Murray stopped 29 shots.  The Pens host Winnipeg tomorrow night.