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Penguins blow big lead, beat Wings in shootout

Penguins blow big lead, beat Wings in shootout

The Pittsburgh Penguins blew a four-goal lead before pulling out a 5-4 victory following a shootout against the Detroit Red Wings in the NHL on Monday.
Pascal Dupuis had two goals and an assist to help Pittsburgh build its big lead. Tyler Kennedy put the Penguins ahead 4-0 at 13:16 of the second period, ending Detroit goalie Jimmy Howard's night.
Henrik Zetterberg started Detroit's comeback with 2:19 left in the second, Valtteri Filppula had a goal early in the third, and Danny Cleary and Mike Modano scored 2:21 apart midway through the period to make it 4-4.
Pittsburgh's James Neal scored the only goal in the shootout, and Brent Johnson stopped 37 shots for the Penguins.
Kings 2, Flames 1, SO
In Los Angeles, Jonathan Quick made 27 saves, and Anze Kopitar scored the deciding goal of the shootout in Los Angeles' victory over Calgary,
Jarret Stoll gave the Kings a 1-0 lead with 5:52 left in regulation but the Flames tied it 65 seconds later when Olli Jokinen slipped the puck past Quick. It was his 16th goal this season and sixth in 21 career games against his former team.
Alex Tanguay put Calgary ahead in the shootout but Stoll responded for L.A.. Kopitar then put the Kings ahead when he slipped the puck through Miikka Kiprusoff's pads.
Calgary's Curtis Glencross then shot wide of the right post to end it, making Quick 8-0 in shootouts this season.


Updated : 2021-06-16 09:15 GMT+08:00