Pittsburgh, PA (Sports Network) - Brenden Morrow registered two goals and an
assist on Wednesday to help the Pittsburgh Penguins inch closer to clinching
the Eastern Conference's top seed with a 6-4 victory over the Montreal
Canadiens at CONSOL Energy Center.
Brandon Sutter scored twice, Jarome Iginla added a goal and an assist, and
Douglas Murray also lit the lamp for the Penguins, who have won five straight
and sit comfortably atop the East with 66 points.
Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 31 shots in the victory.
Brian Gionta, Alex Galchenyuk, Gabriel Dumont and Andrei Markov each tallied
once for the Canadiens, who have lost three straight and hold a slim one-point
edge over Boston for the top spot in the Northeast Division. The Bruins are
currently in action against Buffalo.
Peter Budaj allowed three goals on nine shots in the first before being
removed in favor of Carey Price, who gave up three goals on 20 shots over the
final two frames.
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