Pittsburgh, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – No Sidney Crosby, no problem.
While their captain sits as a result of an outbreak of mumps which has beset
multiple NHL teams, the Pittsburgh Penguins kept rolling with a 4-2 victory
over Tampa Bay at CONSOL Energy Center thanks to 28 saves by Marc-Andre Fleury
and goals from four different players.
Brandon Sutter, Bryan Rust, Steve Downie and Brian Dumoulin tallied for the
Penguins, who won for the fifth time in their last eight (5-1-2).
Jonathan Drouin and Nikita Kucherov scored once each for the Lightning, who
have lost four of their last five.
Ben Bishop allowed a goal on five shots in the first period before exiting
with a lower-body injury. Evgeni Nabokov finished the contest with 18 stops in