The Pittsburgh Penguins (13-7-3) played the Dallas Stars (9-9-6) on Thursday Night. Marc-Andre Fleury would get the start for the Penguins. Antti Niemi would start for the Stars. Tom Sestito, Jake Guentzel, and Steve Oleksy were the scratches for the Penguins. Curtis McKenzie, Patrick Nemeth, and Adam Cracknell were the scratches for the Stars.
Jamie Benn would get called for hooking at 2:52 of the 1st. Patrick Eaves would be called for interference at 7:38. Kris Letang would get called for hooking at 7:47. Ian Cole would score at 8:47 to give the Penguins a 1-0 lead. Phil Kessel and Justin Schultz with the assists. Devin Shore would score at 11:25 to tie the game at 1. Patrick Eaves and Stephen Johns with the assists.Tom Kuhnhackl would get called for tripping at 14:44. Dallas would have 14 shots to the Penguins 12 in the 1st.
Tyler Seguin would get called for tripping at 6:35 of the second. Jordie Benn would get a delay at 6:47. Patric Hornqvist would score on the powerplay at 7:43 to give the Penguins a 2-1 lead. Evgeni Malkin and Phil Kessel with the assists. Eric Fehr would get called for interference at 9:35. Tyler Seguin would score on the powerplay at 11:21 to tie the game at 2. Jason Spezza and John Klingberg with the assists. Sidney Crosby would score at 19:38 to put the Penguins up 3-2. Conor Sheary and Patric Hornqvist with the assists. Pittsburgh would have 13 shots to the Stars 12 in the 2nd.
Jamie Oleksiak would get called for hooking at 2:54 of the 3rd. Conor Sheary would score at 16:22 to make it 4-2 Penguins. Sidney Crosby and Justin Schultz with the assists. Eric Fehr would score his 100th career goal into a open net at 17:14 to make it 5-2. Tom Kuhnhackl would get the lone assist. Nick Bonino would score at 17:55 to make it 6-2. Scott Wilson and Ian Cole with the assists. Pittsburgh would have 15 shots to the Stars 9.
Marc-Andre Fleury would make 33 saves on 35 shots. The Penguins would be 1 for 5 on the powerplay and 4 for 5 on the penalty kill. The Penguins are currently 14-7-3. The Penguins play the Detroit Red Wings on Saturday.