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NHL: Pittsburgh 5, Anaheim 4

Oct. 6, 2007 at 11:09 PM   |   Comments

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 6 (UPI) -- Petr Sykora had two goals and one assist Saturday night as the Pittsburgh Penguins edged the Anaheim Ducks, 5-4.

His goal at 13:32 of the third made the score 4-3, while Pittsburgh's Ryan Malone and Anaheim's Corey Perry traded goals in the third foe the final score.

Colby Armstrong and Evgeni Malkin scored once each, Gary Roberts had two assists, and goalie Marc-Andre Fleury made 19 saves on 23 shots for the Penguins, who won their home-opener for just the third time in the last 11 seasons.

The road-weary, defending Stanley Cup champion Ducks fell to 1-3-1 overall after starting the new campaign with two games in London.

Anaheim's Chris Kunitz scored twice, Perry and Ryan Getzlaf once each, and goaltender Jonas Hiller was beaten five times on 29 shots.

On the power play, both teams finished 1-for-5.

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