The Toronto Maple Leafs continue to cause the Penguins problems, defeating Pittsburgh 5-2 on Wednesday night in the Penguins home opener.
Evgeni Malkin scored late in the first period to give Pittsburgh a 1-0 lead going into the first intermission but the Maple Leafs would score three times in the second period, en route to a 5-2 win.
Former Flyer James van Riemsdyk scored twice and added an assist leading Toronto to victory. Clarke MacArthur, Mikhail Grabovski and Tyler Bozak also scored for the Maple Leafs. Nikolai Kulemin had a strong game with three assists and James Reimer stopped 28 shots, earning his first win of the season.
Toronto struggled on the power play going 1 for 8, but did their damage at even strength, outscoring Pittsburgh 4-1 at even strength.
For the Penguins, Sidney Crosby collected his first goal of the season at 7:17 of the second period. Marc Andre Fleury made 19 saves in the loss.
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