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NHL: Pittsburgh 2, Philadelphia 0

March 12, 2006 at 11:26 PM   |   Comments

PITTSBURGH, March 12 (UPI) -- Colby Armstrong scored both goals Sunday as the Penguins blanked Philadelphia, 2-0.

Sidney Crosby had two assists and goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury made 22 saves for his first shutout of the season for the Penguins (16-37-12), who have won two in a row. They broke a four-game losing streak against Philadelphia, beating the Flyers for the first time in Pittsburgh since Nov. 27, 2002.

For slumping Philadelphia (35-20-10), goalie Robert Esche made 18 saves.

The Flyers have dropped two straight and six of their last eight games.

They out-shot the Penguins, 22-20. On the power play, Pittsburgh was 1-for-7 while the Flyers went 0-for-7.

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