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Galchenyuk scores power-play goal for Penguins in win over Blue Jackets

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Galchenyuk's power-play goal

CBJ@PIT: Galchenyuk buries Guentzel's dish for PPG

Alex Galchenyuk receives Jake Guentzel's pass and fires a wrister into the twine to give the Penguins a 1-0 lead on the power play

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Alex Galchenyuk scored a power-play goal in his Pittsburgh Penguins preseason debut, and Nathan Legare scored twice in 23 seconds during a 4-1 win against the Columbus Blue Jackets at PPG Paints Arena on Thursday.

Jake Guentzel had a goal and an assist, and Justin Schultz and Kasper Bjorkqvist each had two assists for the Penguins.

Sonny Milano scored a second-period goal for the Blue Jackets.

Legare made it 3-1 at 6:03 of the third period by scoring through Veini Vehvilainen's five-hole, then scored at 6:26 on a slap shot from the top of the slot.

Matt Murray made 27 saves for Pittsburgh. Starter Elvis Merzlikins made 17 saves on 18 shots for Columbus in 29:18, and Vehvilainen made 14 saves on 17 shots.

The teams play again at Nationwide Arena on Saturday.

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