BOSTON, Dec. 20 (UPI) -- Kris Letang's goal in a shootout Thursday gave the Pittsburgh Penguins a 5-4 victory over the Boston Bruins.
Pittsburgh won the shootout 2-0 with its other tally coming from Erik Christensen.
Boston got one goal each from Marco Sturm, P.J. Axelsson (short-handed in the second), Petteri Nokelainen and Dennis Wideman, with Wideman's fourth goal this season on the power play at 17:05 of the third creating a 4-4 tie to help the Bruins recover from a 4-0 deficit in the second period.
In the penalty-filled contest, Boston went 1 for 7 on the power play and Pittsburgh went 0 for 5.