Marc Andre Fleury made 26 saves on 27 shots, leading the Pittsburgh Penguins (2-3-0, 4 pts) to a 2-1 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs (1-3-1) on Saturday night.
Evgeni Malkin (2) and Olli Maatta (1) scored 39 seconds apart in the first period. The Penguins have scored two goals or less in all five games this season.
Sidney Crosby was held pointless for the fifth straight game, tying a career high. Crosby had 1 shot on goal and 3 total attempts in the win.
Pittsburgh’s power play was dismal in going 0-5, managing just 6 power play shots.
Wilkes Barre 6 – Lehigh Valley 4
2015 5th round pick Dominik Simon had a goal and three assists, leading the Wilkes Barre/Scranton Penguins to a 6-4 win this afternoon vs Lehigh Valley.
Tom Kostopoulos, Will O’Neil each scored twice in the win and Niclas Andersen also scored for Wilkes Barre.
Matthew Murray stopped 22 of 26 shots. [BOX SCORE]
Pitt kicker Chris Blewitt hit a go-ahead 56 yard field goal with 1:11 left in the fourth quarter, delivering a 31-28 win over Georgia Tech.
The Panthers (5-1, 3-0) improved to 5-1 on the season, including 3-0 in the ACC.
Georgia Tech lost for the fifth straight game despite rushing for 376 yards.
Pitt QB Nathan Peterman was 14/21 for 165 yards and threw for 3 touchdowns in the victory. WR Tyler Boyd had 8 receptions for 65 yards, 2 touchdowns.
Out: Ryan Shazier, Ben Roethlisberger, Will Allen
Questionable: Jarvis Jones, Cortez Allen