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Pens rally to take out Canucks

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Pens rally to take out Canucks

Vancouver, BC (SportsNetwork.com) – Sidney Crosby scored with 54.2 seconds
left in regulation to force overtime and netted the only goal in the shootout
to give the Pittsburgh Penguins an improbable 5-4 victory over the Vancouver
Canucks.

Crosby and Kris Letang scored 16 seconds apart late in regulation, and Marc-
Andre Fleury stopped all three skaters he faced in the shootout in a memorable
win for Dan Bylsma, who posted his 232nd victory as Penguins head coach to
move past Eddie Johnson for the top spot in franchise history.

Fleury finished with 22 saves, and Evgeni Malkin and Brian Gibbons scored
regulation goals in the club’s third win in a row.

Vancouver dropped its fifth consecutive game despite scoring four straight
goals to take a 4-2 lead late in the third.

Zack Kassian and Chris Higgins each had a goal and an assist, while Eddie Lack
posted 31 saves in a losing effort.

01/08 01:06:16 ET

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