The Pittsburgh Penguins played the Minnesota Wild on Thursday night. Marc-Andre Fleury would start for the Penguins. Devan Dubnyk would start for the Wild. Tom Sestito, Tom Kuhnhackl, and Steve Oleksy would be scratches for the Penguins. Zach Parise, Nate Prosser, Christoph Bertschy would be scratches for the Wild.
The Minnesota Wild would get called for too many men on the ice at 6:55 of the 1st. Chris Stewart would serve the penalty. Sidney Crosby would score on the power play at 7:53 to make it 1-0. Phil Kessel and Kris Letang with the assists. Trevor Daley would get called for delay of game at 16:44. Charlie Coyle would score on the power play at 18:09 to tie the game at 1-1. Ryan Suter and Eric Staal with the assists. Minnesota would get 13 shots and Penguins 10 shots in the 1st.
Devan Dubnyk would get called for delay of game at 6:00 of the 2nd period. Chris Stewart would serve the penalty. Patric Hornqvist would score on the power play at 7:33 to make it 2-1 Penguins. Phil Kessel and Evgeni Malkin with the assists. Nino Niederreiter would score at 9:07 to tie the game at 2-2.. Eric Staal would have the lone assist.Joel Eriksson would get called for high sticking at 10:40. Chris Kunitz would get called for slashing at 18:45. Olli Maatta would get called for tripping at 19:30. The Wild would have 16 shots and the Penguins would have 15 in the 2nd.
Eric Staal would score at 2:56 of the third to make it 3-2 Wild. Charlie Coyle and Nino Niederreiter with the assists. Nino Niederreiter would get called for high sticking at 11:59. The Penguins would pull Fleury late to try to tie the game, but it would fail as Jason Pominville would score in the empty net at 19:30. Jared Spurgeon would have the lone assist. The Penguins would have 16 shots to the Wild 13 in the 3rd.
Marc-Andre Fleury would make 40 saves on 43 shots. Patric Hornqvist and Sidney Crosby would have goals. Phil Kessel would have 2 assists. Evgeni Malkin and Kris Letang would an assist each. The Penguins are currently 9-3-2. The Penguins play Saturday against the Toronto Maple Leafs.