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Pittsburgh Penguins (5-2-1)


Sat. 10/14 Tue. 10/17 Fri. 10/20 Sat. 10/21 Tue. 10/24
vs. Fla 
W 4-3
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@ NYR 
W 5-4
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@ Fla 
W 4-3
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@ TB 
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vs. Edm 
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Penguins, Lightning hope for more control

TAMPA, Fla. -- The last time the Pittsburgh Penguins skated in to Amalie Arena to take on the Tampa Bay Lightning, a track meet broke out with nine combined goals scored.

Both teams hope to play a more controlled game this time around when the two teams meet Saturday night for the second time in 10 days.

Tampa Bay (6-1-1) entered Friday night fifth in the league, averaging 3.63 goals per game through the opening two weeks. The Penguins, which rallied to beat Florida 4-3 on Friday, were right behind at 3.57 goals per game.

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Leaders
Points: S. Crosby10
Plus/Minus: T. Kuhnhackl1
Shots on Goal: P. Kessel35
PIM: R. Reaves38
Win: M. Murray5
Shutouts: M. Murray1
Offense (Rank)
Goals: 29 (3)
Shots: 286 (2)
PP%: 33.3% (2)
Penalty Minutes: 124 (1)
Assists: 54 (1)
SH Goals: 1 (15)
Standings
Metropolitan Division
  W L OTL Pts
New Jersey 6 2 0 12
Pittsburgh 5 2 1 11
Columbus 5 2 0 10
Washington 4 3 1 9
Philadelphia 4 3 0 8
Carolina 3 1 1 7
NY Islanders 3 3 1 7
NY Rangers 1 5 2 4
Full Standings
 
Defense (Rank)
Goals Against: 32 (2)
Shots Against: 269 (6)
PK%: 83.8% (7)
Penalty Minutes: 106 (5)
Shutouts: 1 (9)
Sv%: 0.881 (27)
Injuries
Date Player Status
10/17 M. Hunwick Concussion (IR)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
10/19 Z. Trotman Called up from minors from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton-AHL
10/17 C. Summers Sent to minors Wilkes-Barre/Scranton-AHL
10/10 C. Summers Called up from minors from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton-AHL
10/3 A. Pedan Traded w/ 2018 4th-rd pick for Derrick Pouliot
9/30 J. McClement Released
9/29 T. Sestito Sent to minors Wilkes-Barre/Scranton-AHL
9/26 Z. Aston-Reese Sent to minors Wilkes-Barre/Scranton-AHL
9/26 T. Jarry Sent to minors Wilkes-Barre/Scranton-AHL
9/26 J. Dea Sent to minors Wilkes-Barre/Scranton-AHL
9/26 T. Di Pauli Sent to minors Wilkes-Barre/Scranton-AHL
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