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NHL: Pittsburgh 6, Philadelphia 1

Dec. 15, 2009 at 10:25 PM
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PITTSBURGH, Dec. 15 (UPI) -- Jordan Staal scored twice and Sidney Crosby contributed a goal and two assists Tuesday to lead the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 6-1 rout of Philadelphia.

The Penguins also got goals and assists from Evgeni Malkin and Ruslan Fedotenko while Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 26 of 27 shots, notching his 19th win of the season.

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Dan Carcillo scored the lone goal for the Flyers, while goalie Brian Boucher was touched for all six Pittsburgh goals on 35 shots.

The Flyers' fading hopes for a win evaporated at 2:15 of the third period when Carcillo appeared to have scored, which would have brought Philadelphia to within 4-2. But a review of the play found he had directed the puck into the net with a kicking motion, and the score was wiped out.

Fedotenko followed with a score to give the Pens a four-goal edge with 7:43 left in the game.

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