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PITTSBURGH (AP) -Sidney Crosby had two goals and the Pittsburgh Penguins scored the final five goals in a 6-3 victory over the Dallas Stars on Saturday.

Crosby scored the Penguins' fourth and fifth goals - with 3:13 to play in the second and 1:35 into the third - to take the NHL lead with 44.

Alexei Ponikarovsky scored in his Penguins debut, and Jordan Staal, Chris Kunitz and Pascal Dupuis added goals. Pittsburgh has won three straight since the Olympic break.

Mike Ribeiro and Brandon Segal each had a goal and an assist, and Loui Eriksson scored his 25th goal for Dallas.

UNIONDALE, N.Y. (AP) - Tim Thomas made 37 saves, and Marc Savard, Milan Lucic and David Krejci scored for Boston in its first game on a seven-game trip.

The Bruins have won two straight and six of their past seven to move into seventh in the Eastern Conference. Josh Bailey and Matt Moulson scored for New York.

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