PITTSBURGH, April 17 (UPI) -- Brenden Morrow produced two of Pittsburgh's four game-opening goals Wednesday and the Penguins went on to down Montreal 6-4
Pittsburgh won its fifth in a row and moved closer to clinching the No. 1 seed in the Eastern Conference. Montreal fell back into a tie with Boston for the Northeast Division lead after the Bruins picked up a point in a shootout loss to Buffalo.
Morrow scored the second of Pittsburgh's three first-period goals and he added a tally 4:07 into the middle stanza.