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amkos will not return to the Tampa Bay Light

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Raleigh, NC (SportsNetwork. Stitched Bruins Jerseys .com) - Thomas Greiss came up with 32 saves to help the Pittsburgh Penguins exact some revenge on the Carolina Hurricanes with a 3-2 victory. The Penguins supported Greiss solid effort with first-period goals by Chris Kunitz and Robert Bortuzzo, with Christian Ehrhoff netting the eventual game-winner in the third as Pittsburgh bounced back from a 4-2 home loss to the Hurricanes on Friday. I thought the intensity tonight, our battle level was certainly a lot higher than last night, Penguins head coach Mike Johnston said. Justin Faulk scored just over 3 1/2 minutes in to give Carolina an early edge, but the Hurricanes didnt get another past Greiss until Eric Staals power- play tally with 11.7 seconds remaining. Anton Khudobin stopped 30 shots in the loss, Carolinas fourth in five games. Saturdays rematch began with a flurry of goals, with Pittsburgh scoring twice and the Hurricanes once during the first six minutes of play. An early penalty to Bortuzzo allowed Carolina to strike first, with Faulk one- timing a long drive past Greiss just 22 seconds into the power play and 3:39 into the contest. The Penguins answered almost immediately. Kunitz dumped the puck into the Carolina zone off the ensuing faceoff, and Evgeni Malkin retrieved it before skating around the net and dropping a pass that Kunitz rifled home a mere 17 seconds following Faulks goal. Bortuzzo then put Pittsburgh ahead less than two minutes later, skating right by two Hurricane defenders and beating Khudobin stick-side at the 5:32 mark. You dont want to give up a goal right after you score one, Faulk said. Thats not the way you want things to go, and its something that in the long run, drained some momentum from us. The action settled down thereafter, with the clubs playing to a scoreless second despite the Hurricanes putting up 14 shots on Greiss and having three power-play opportunities. Carolina generated fewer chances in the final period, and fell behind by a 3-1 count when Ehrhoff rushed up the ice and snuck the rebound of his initial attempt under Khudobins skate for the offseason pickups first goal as a Penguin, which came with 4:33 remaining. Our defense tonight, two big goals from Bortuzzo and Ehrhoff. Those were key goals, obviously, in a tight checking game, said Johnston. Staal made it interesting by successfully re-directing Victor Rasks blast with Khudobin pulled in the final seconds, too late for Carolina to mount a serious comeback. Game Notes The Penguins scratched defenseman Kris Letang prior to the game with an lower-body injury, while forward Marcel Goc also sat out with an ailing foot ... Faulk added an assist on Staals late goal, while Rask assisted on both Carolina scores ... Pittsburgh has now won four straight meetings with the Hurricanes in Raleigh ... Carolina has just one winning streak this season, a four-game run from Nov. 1-7. Boston Bruins Shirts . The Toronto Blue Jays star won his second consecutive Hank Aaron Award as the most outstanding offensive performer in the AL on Monday after votes by fans and a panel of Hall of Famers were tallied. Custom Boston Bruins Jerseys . Bozak and Clarkson suffered the injuries in pre-training camp workouts, according to Carlyle, who said they made "small amounts of improvement" from Friday to Saturday. After the players were deemed less than 100 per cent by doctors after Thursdays medical testing, the Leafs held them out of on-ice testing and are being cautious. https://www.cheapbruins.com/ .Leicester won 25-21 in a heated European Rugby Champions Cup group match on Sunday.Toulon said on its website on Wednesday that it decided to open an investigation after Leicester complained about the behaviour of prop Martin Castrogiovanni and fullback Delon Armitage.Steven Stamkos will not return to the Tampa Bay Lightnings lineup until at least March. Stamkos, who has missed 41 games with a broken right tibia, told members of the media on Monday that he will not play with the Lightning on their upcoming road trip. Stamkos said he is aiming to return to the lineup on March 6, when the Lightning host the Sabres. Bruins Jerseys China. Stamkos said the X-ray taken on his bone "looks really good," however the Lightning are "playing it smart." The 24-year-old suffered the injury on November 11. ' ' '

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