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Sid extends points streak to 19 games

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Pittsburgh captain Sidney Crosby extended his points streak to 19 games, matching his career high, with a second-period assist in Tuesday night's game at Philadelphia.

With the Penguins on a power play, Crosby fed Evgeni Malkin in the right circle. Malkin passed to defenseman Alex Goligoski at the point, then one-timed the return pass behind Brian Boucher 8:23 into the period to tie the game at 1-1.

Crosby added an assist on another power-play goal by Malkin early in the third period, but the Penguins lost 3-2 to the Flyers, ending their 12-game winning streak.

Crosby also had a 19-game streak early in the 2007-08 season. But he put up just 30 points during that streak; the assists on Tuesday gave him 38 points (20 goals, 18 assists) during this streak.
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