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Sidney Crosby scores 3 times as Pittsburgh Penguins beat Tampa Bay Lightning 5-4

Saturday, 10.12.2013 / 10:05 PM / News

The Canadian Press

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Sidney Crosby scores 3 times as Pittsburgh Penguins beat Tampa Bay Lightning 5-4

TAMPA, Fla. - Sidney Crosby had three goals and an assist and Matt Niskanen scored a tiebreaking power-play goal with 18.6 seconds left, lifting the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 5-4 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Saturday night.

Niskanen scored the game-winner from the top of the left circle. Crosby assisted on the goal.

After a pair of Crosby goals in the third had given the Penguins a 4-3 lead, Alex Killorn got the equalizer for Tampa Bay with 3:02 to play.

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