SCORING FLURRY BY CROSBY, MALKIN GIVE PENGUINS WIN
DETROIT » Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin scored goals 34 seconds apart in the third period, helping lift the Penguins to a 5- 2 win over the Red Wings on Thursday night.
The Penguins have a five- game unbeaten streak at Joe Louis Arena, going 3- 0- 2 in that span.
Crosby got a nice pass right in front of the net from David Perron and beat Detroit goaltender Petr Mrazek at 7: 48 of the third period, snapping a 2- 2 tie.
Eric Staal broke a tie 51 seconds into the third period, and the Hurricanes went on to beat the Capitals 4- 2. Eddie Lack made 30 saves to help the Hurricanes end the Capitals’ winning streak at nine games. … Nikolay Kulemin extended his goal streak to three games, Thomas Greiss made 42 saves and the Islanders beat the Sabres 2- 1. Frans Nielsen scored on a power play 9: 35 into the second period for the Islanders. … Erik Haula broke a third- period tie, Devan Dubnyk made 33 saves and the Wild beat the Blues 3- 1. Nino Niederreiter and Thomas Vanek also scored to help the Wild start a four- game trip with just its sixth road win of the season. Vladimir Tarasenko, the Blues’ leading scorer, sat with a stomach ailment.… Antti Niemi made 33 saves, Mattias Janmark scored the go- ahead goal late in the second period and the Stars cruised to a 5- 1 victory over the Predators. … Milan Lucic and Andy Anderoff scored less than two minutes apart in the second period to help the Kings beat the Flames 4- 1. … Ryan Getzlaf scored a powerplay goal in the first period, John Gibson made 21 saves and the Ducks shut out the Oilers 1- 0. … Shane Doan broke the Arizona franchise record with his 380th goal and added an emptynetter in the third to push the Coyotes past the Jets 4- 2.