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Final: Penguins 2, Bruins 1

Posted by Kevin Paul Dupont, Globe Staff  February 4, 2012 12:13 PM

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THIRD PERIOD

Penguins 2-1 winners. Bruins now 1-3 since White House visit.


Corvo to room, injuried, with 2:15 to go. Returns with 1:43 left.

6:00 to go. Bruins still in need of goal to force OT.

6:45 -- Penguins, 2-1 -- Corvo nails in long wrister through screen from blue line.

Two days later, it's Ground Hog Day again.

1:53 -- Peguins, 2-0. Cooke pots loose puck in crease. Corvo fishes for puck, fails to take him out.

Bruins open with Marchand-Bergeron-Seguin line. Sam ol', same ol'.


SECOND PERIOD

40:00 in books. Pens, 1-0. Bruins now five scorerless periods, 0-for-67 with shots.

Big Z around Pittsburgh net today a couple of times during 5/5 play.

Bruins with five shots on net during 4min. PP. No goal. Pens still ahead, 1-0.

10:31 -- Fleury turns back Corvo at right post.

8:56 -- Four minute penalty on Dupuis for high stick on Seguin. Boston's first chance on man-advantage. Bruins 6-for-30 over last 10 games.

5:57 -- Second power play chance for Pens, Pouliot off for hooking.

Bergeron and Seguin miss net on two primo chances in first minute.


5:57 -- Second power play chance for Pens, Pouliot off for hooking.

Bergeron and Seguin miss net on two primo chances in first minute.

FIRST PERIOD

Pens carry 1-0 lead into first period. Bruins with 10-6 shot lead but again with very little presence around net.

1951 -- Penguins, 1-0. Malkin pots free puck at left post after puck trickles through crease on shot from above right wing faceoff circle.

First penalty of day (Peverley slash on Malkin) at 19:16.

Bruins with 9-3 shot lead through 15:00. No score.

Halfway through first. No score. Skating/passing game. Boards unbruised.

Opening 8:00 very quiet. Funereal. Shots, 2-2.

Puck down.

Thomas, winner of his last three starts, in net today for Bruins.

Less than an hour to go here at TD Garden before the Bruins-Penguins matchup.

Jordan Caron recalled from WannaBs prior to today's tilt, but not expected to play until tomorrow (in D.C.) at the earliest.

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