SUNRISE, Fla. (AP) -- Evgeni Malkin scored late in the second period and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Florida Panthers 4-1 Friday night.
Steve Sullivan Tyler Kennedy, and James Neal also scored as the Penguins snapped a six-game losing streak, their longest since 2006, and got their first multigoal effort in the past six games. Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 25 shots.
Michal Repik scored a goal and Scott Clemmensen made 37 saves for Florida.
After a scoreless opening period in which Pittsburgh had an 18-6 advantage on shots, the Penguins took a 1-0 lead on Sullivan's goal at 1:49 of the second. Clemmensen attempted to bring the puck out from behind the net, but it slipped away from him and out to Matt Cooke below the right circle. He passed to Sullivan in the low slot, and Sullivan easily got the puck past Clemmensen trying to get back in position.
Malkin made it 2-0 with an unassisted score with 35 seconds to go in the period. Malkin brought the puck along the boards and shot fr...