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Pittsburgh Penguins (19-8-0) @ Toronto Maple Leafs (15-11-1)
ROOT, SNET-O, RDS - 7:00 pm/et
Air Canada Centre - Toronto, ON
The last Pens/Leafs game from a few days ago was an entertaining contest, except for the Malkin injury of course. The Pens needed a shootout to triumph over the Leafs last time. What will happen tonight with the Pens looking to win seven in-a-row?
Season Series: 1-1-0
Last meeting that counted: March 9, 2013. Penguins won 5-4 [SO].
What we said in our recap:
Right before Sidney Crosby suffered his concussion, he was undoubtedly playing the best hockey we've ever seen him play. Then he was gone from the game for the better part of two years. It's taken Crosby 25 games to get back to where he was. There were countless "Jesus, did you see what Crosby just did" moments in this game. There was just something about his performance in this one that reminded us of the pre-concussion Sid. What's scary is...
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We here at Outside the Boxscore love trick shots and this one comes to us from the world of hockey as Pittsburgh Penguins star Evgeni Malkin showed off his scoring ability.
Watch as he flips a puck from center ice into a bucket near a goal with little effort:
(Courtesy of Total Pro Sports)
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from Joe Starkey of the Pittsburgh Triibune-Review,
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