Pens Rally To Beat Canadiens, 5-4 In SO

(Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

(Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The Penguins kept their win streak alive in a come-from-behind shootout win over the Montreal Canadiens, 5-4 Friday night.

The Penguins were down 1-0 when Kris Letang tied it at 4:02 in the first.

Montreal’s Erik Cole and Andrei Kostitsyn made it 3-1, but the Pens battled back.

In the second period, the Dustin Jeffrey’s short-handed goal set up by Zbynek Michalek made it 3-2. Max Pacioretty netted a goal to give the Habs a 4-2 lead going into the third.

The Penguins persevered and tied it at 4-4 with goals from Dustin Jeffrey and Evgeni Malkin who went on to score the game-winning shootout goal.

The Penguins have won their fifth straight game.

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