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Red Wings-Penguins: Third Liners Help Force Game Seven

Published by on June 10, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NHL


In a series full of superstars, it was the role players who made the difference in the Pittsburgh Penguins' crucial 2-1 win over the Detroit Red Wings in Game Six of the Stanley Cup Finals on Tuesday in Pittsburgh.

Third-liners Jordan Staal and Tyler Kennedy scored and goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury made 26 saves, 13 of them in a wild third period, to preserve the one-goal victory.

The Penguins win sends the series back to Detroit on Friday night for a climactic Game Seven.

Pittsburgh dominated the first period, outshooting the Red Wings 12-3, but were stymied once again by the outstanding play of Detroit goalkeeper Chris Osgood, who made several key saves during the opening 20 minut...

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