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Larkin, Pulkkinen help Red Wings top Penguins

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Dylan Larkin and Teemu Pulkkinen each scored two goals to lead the Detroit Red Wings to a 6-0 win against the Pittsburgh Penguins at Joe Louis Arena on Thursday.

Tyler Bertuzzi (three assists) and Pulkkinen each had four points for Detroit.

Larkin, a 19-year-old center trying to crack the Red Wings lineup in his first full season as a professional, scored a power-play goal at 16:44 of the first period to put Detroit ahead 2-0. He scored his second goal with 10 seconds remaining in the game.

Pulkinnen scored a power-play goal with 1:49 left in the first to give the Red Wings a 3-0 lead. He scored his second goal at 1:08 of the third to make it 5-0.

Beau Bennett scored for the Penguins at 10:44 of the third period.

Jimmy Howard played the entire game for the Red Wings and made 34 saves.

Matthew Murray played the entire game for the Penguins and made 21 saves.

Detroit was 2-for-4 on the power play; Pittsburgh was 0-for-4.

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