Malkin’s objective in shootout leads Penguins to 2-1 win over Flames – Calgary | Globalnews.ca

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Malkin’s goal in shootout leads Penguins to 2-1 win over Flames - Calgary | Globalnews.ca

2022-11-24 09:24:23

Evgeni Malkin scored the deciding objective within the shootout, and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Calgary Flames 2-1 on Wednesday evening for his or her fourth-straight win.


Pittsburgh Penguins’ Evgeni Malkin (71) will get a backhand shot previous Calgary Flames goaltender Dan Vladar for a shootout objective throughout an NHL hockey sport in Pittsburgh, Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2022. The Penguins gained 2-1.


(AP Photograph/Gene J. Puskar)

Malkin, who was acknowledged for taking part in his 1,000th NHL sport on Sunday, flipped a backhander over Dan Vlader’s glove. After Malkin scored, he threw his stick into the group and celebrated along with his teammates.

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Sidney Crosby and Rickard Rakell additionally scored within the tiebreaker for the Penguins, who improved to 6-1-1 of their final eight video games general. Jan Rutta scored in regulation, and Tristan Jarry made 33 saves for his a centesimal NHL win.

Dillon Dube scored within the second interval for the Flames, who had gained two in a row. Calgary has 4 wins in its final six video games general following a seven-game dropping streak.

Vladar, making his fourth begin of the season, and first since Nov. 10, stopped 38 photographs.

Rutta opened the scoring at 2:09 when he beat Vladar with a blocker-side wrist shot from between the circles.

Pittsburgh appeared to take a 2-0 lead on a Bryan Rust objective. Nevertheless it was waved off due to an offsides name following a coach’s problem.

Calgary then tied it at 1 at 8:37 of the second when Dube redirected a Chris Tanev shot behind Jarry.

Malkin honoured

The Penguins celebrated Malkin in his first house sport after showing in his 1,000th profession regular-season sport on Sunday at Chicago.

Malkin’s teammates all wore his No. 71 jersey throughout warmups. Malkin’s spouse, Anna, and six-year-old son, Nikita, joined him on the ice throughout a pre-game ceremony. He acquired private presents commemorating his 1,000th profession sport, together with a silver hockey stick.

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Flames proceed street journey

Calgary performed the fourth sport of a season-long six-game street journey.

The Flames misplaced the primary sport of the journey in opposition to Tampa Bay, however rebounded with wins in opposition to Florida and Philadelphia previous to Wednesday’s shootout loss in opposition to the Penguins. Calgary closes the journey with video games at Washington and Carolina.

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The Flames have at the very least some extent of their final seven video games at PPG Paints Area, relationship to the 2015-16 season.

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