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Penguins win in shootout

Letang's goal in tiebreaker, Fleury's 29 saves key to victory against Hurricanes

by Kurt Dusterberg / Correspondent

Letang's shootout winner

PIT@CAR: Letang wins it in the shootout

2/12/16: Kris Letang scores the lone shootout goal to give the Penguins the win

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RALEIGH, N.C. -- The Pittsburgh Penguins and Carolina Hurricanes went end-to-end through much of regulation, then dialed it up a notch in overtime. In the end, a single shootout goal made the difference.

After the first five shooters in the tiebreaker failed to score, Kris Letang made two small dekes to his forehand before lifting a backhand shot under the crossbar to give the Penguins a 2-1 win against the Carolina Hurricanes at PNC Arena on Friday.

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Hurricanes' Faulk game-time call; Penguins' Daley in

Carolina's top scorer left practice Thursday after hitting boards

by Kurt Dusterberg / Correspondent

PENGUINS (27-19-7) at HURRICANES (24-21-9) 

TV: 7 p.m. ET; TVA Sports, ROOT, FS-CR, NHL.TV 

RALEIGH, N.C. -- Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Justin Faulk will be a game-time decision Friday against the Pittsburgh Penguins. 

The Hurricanes trail the Penguins by four points for the second wild card into the Stanley Cup Playoffs from the Eastern Conference, and will try to close the gap when the teams play at PNC Arena. 

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