Crosby scores twice, Penguins beat Bruins 5-3
By HOWARD ULMAN
AP Sports Writer
BOSTON (AP) - Sidney Crosby had two goals and an assist, James
Neal scored the go-ahead goal on a power play, and the Pittsburgh
Penguins beat the Boston Bruins 5-3 on Tuesday night.
In Pittsburgh's first game since a late brawl Sunday against the
Philadelphia Flyers, Crosby gave the Penguins a 1-0 lead 7:41 in.
He made it 4-2 with 1:11 left in the second period with his club's
second power-play goal in 48 seconds.
The Penguins maintained their one-point lead for the No. 4 seed
in the Eastern Conference over the Philadelphia Flyers, who lost to
the New York Rangers 5-3. The Bruins, who clinched the Northeast
Division title on Sunday night, are 7-2-1 in their last 10 games.
Paul Martin and Arron Asham scored Pittsburgh's other goals.
Benoit Pouliot, Milan Lucic and Rich Peverley scored for Boston.
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