RUST’S OT GOAL LIFTS PEN­GUINS

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pitts­burgh» Bryan Rust flipped a back­han­der past Tuukka Rask 1:24 into over­time to give the Pen­guins a 4-3 vic­tory over the Bru­ins on Wed­nes­day night.

Rac­ing down the slot, Rust took a swipe at Ev­geni Malkin’s cen­ter­ing pass and the puck flut­tered by Rask to give the Pen­guins their sev­enth straight vic­tory. Conor Sheary, Nick Bonino and Justin Schultz also scored for Pitts­burgh. Matt Mur­ray stopped 41 of the 44 shots he faced to im­prove to 10-0-1 in his last 11 home starts.

WED­NES­DAY’S HIGH­LIGHT

Kevin La­banc scored the lone goal in four rounds of a shootout to give the Sharks a 4-3 vic­tory over the Sen­a­tors. … Brian Boyle scored two first-pe­riod goals and the Light­ning beat Cal­gary 6-3 snap­ping the Flames’ six-game win­ning streak.

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