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Penguins rally, top Senators for seventh straight win

Crosby, Hagelin help Pittsburgh overcome early three-goal deficit

by Chris Stevenson / Correspondent

OTTAWA -- Carl Hagelin and Sidney Crosby each scored two goals, and the Pittsburgh Penguins overcame a three-goal deficit to defeat the Ottawa Senators 5-3 at Canadian Tire Centre on Tuesday for their seventh consecutive victory.

Hagelin tied the game 3-3 early in the third period, then scored at 14:03 to put the Penguins ahead. His backhand along the ice, intended as a pass to Phil Kessel, instead slid into the net past the stick of Senators goaltender Andrew Hammond.

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Penguins go for seventh straight win vs. Senators

Murray back in goal for Pittsburgh; Methot out for Ottawa

by Chris Stevenson / Correspondent

PENGUINS (46-25-8) at SENATORS (36-34-9)

TV: 7:30 p.m. ET, ROOT, TSN5, RDS2, NHL.TV

OTTAWA -- Pittsburgh Penguins rookie goaltender Matt Murray will make his third straight start as the Penguins try for their seventh win a row and move a step closer to clinching second place in the ‎Metropolitan Division against the Ottawa Senators at Canadian Tire Centre on Tuesday.

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