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Pittsburgh Penguins (13-8-4)


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vs. VGK 
W 4-3
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vs. StL 
W 6-2
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vs. Cls 
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vs. Buf 
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Spiraling Blue Jackets visit Kasperi Kapanen, Penguins

The Pittsburgh Penguins and visiting Columbus Blue Jackets meet Tuesday in a Metropolitan Division matchup.

The teams played Oct. 22 in Columbus, with Pittsburgh coming out with a 6-3 win. Since then, things have continued to go better for the Penguins, while the Blue Jackets have dropped to the bottom of not only the division, but also the Eastern Conference.

Pittsburgh has points in 11 of its past 13 games (9-2-2), including two wins in a row.

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Leaders
Points: S. Crosby33
Plus/Minus: R. Rakell13
Shots on Goal: E. Malkin81
PIM: E. Malkin18
Win: T. Jarry10
Shutouts: T. Jarry1
Offense (Rank)
Goals: 88 (9)
Shots: 843 (8)
PP%: 18.3% (26)
Penalty Minutes: 194 (28)
Assists: 154 (7)
SH Goals: 2 (18)
Standings
Metropolitan Division
  W L OTL Pts
New Jersey 20 4 1 41
Carolina 14 6 5 33
NY Islanders 16 10 0 32
Pittsburgh 13 8 4 30
NY Rangers 12 10 5 29
Washington 11 12 4 26
Philadelphia 9 12 5 23
Columbus 8 13 2 18
Full Standings
 
Defense (Rank)
Goals Against: 78 (17)
Shots Against: 844 (4)
PK%: 80.5% (9)
Penalty Minutes: 214 (26)
Shutouts: 1 (17)
Sv%: 0.908 (10)
Injuries
Date Player Status
12/5 E. Malkin Illness (day-to-day)
12/5 S. Crosby Illness (day-to-day)
12/5 R. Poehling Upper-body injury (day-to-day)
12/5 C. DeSmith Illness (day-to-day)
11/29 K. Letang Stroke (day-to-day)
Transactions
Date Player Transactions
11/15 F. Hallander Sent to minors Wilkes-Barre/Scranton-AHL
11/13 M. Friedman Sent to minors Wilkes-Barre/Scranton-AHL
11/11 M. Friedman Called up from minors from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton-AHL
11/11 S. Poulin Sent to minors Wilkes-Barre/Scranton-AHL
11/7 F. Hallander Called up from minors from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton-AHL
11/6 D. O'Connor Sent to minors Wilkes-Barre/Scranton-AHL
10/31 D. O'Connor Called up from minors from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton-AHL
10/31 D. Caggiula Sent to minors Wilkes-Barre/Scranton-AHL
10/23 S. Poulin Called up from minors from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton-AHL
10/23 D. Caggiula Called up from minors from Wilkes-Barre/Scranton-AHL