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Atkinson, Johansen score in SO to lift Blue Jackets past Penguins, 4-3, for 6th straight win

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COLUMBUS, Ohio - Cam Atkinson and Ryan Johansen scored in the shootout to lift the Columbus Blue Jackets to a 4-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday night for their sixth straight win.

Sergei Bobrovsky had 33 saves through overtime, then stopped Evgeni Malkin and Brandon Sutter in the tiebreaker to preserve the win.

Nick Foligno, Boone Jenner and Jack Johnson scored in regulation for the Blue Jackets. Jenner's score came on a penalty shot with 7:55 remaining in the third period.

Kris Letang had two goals ? including the tying score with 11 seconds remaining in regulation ? and Blake Comeau also scored for the Penguins, and Thomas Greiss finished with 24 saves.

Pittsburgh was without star Sidney Crosby for a second straight game because of swelling to the right side of his face that team officials said doesn't appear to be mumps as they await results from additional tests.

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