Kapanen scores twice; Pens welcome back fans with 5-2 win
Kapanen scored two goals and the Penguins defeated the Flyers 5-2 on Tuesday night. Penguins’ players raised their sticks and saluted the fans in attendance following the win. Following a scoreless first period, Farabee and Kapanen scored 1:07 apart to open the second period. The Flyers will welcome fans back to the Wells Fargo Center on Sunday against Washington. The Penguins scored three goals and outshot the Flyers 13-3 to start the second period.
Red Wings fall to Penguins, 5-3, lose 11th straight
The Red Wings were penalized for having too many men on the ice shortly thereafter and John Marino sealed the victory with an empty-net goal. The rebuilding Red Wings have lost 11 in a row, their longest losing streak since dropping a franchise-record 14 consecutive games during the 1981-82 season. NOTES: Rust played in his second straight game after missing three in a row with a lower-body injury. ... Malkin entered the game with 26 points in 18 games against the Red Wings. Red Wings: Play at Winnipeg on Tuesday night.
Pens rally to win 4-3 in OT, ending Isles' 10-game streak
Pittsburgh Penguins right wing Bryan Rust celebrates after scoring a goal against the New York Islanders during the third period of an NHL hockey game, Thursday, Nov. 7, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)NEW YORK, NY Bryan Rust scored his second goal of the game in overtime and the Pittsburgh Penguins rallied past the Islanders 4-3 on Thursday night in Brooklyn to end New York's 10-game winning streak. Jared McCann had a goal and two assists, and Evgeni Malkin also scored for the Penguins. Rust took the puck from Islanders center Brock Nelson behind the net and scored on a wraparound 3:25 into the extra session. It was his second goal of the season in five games.