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Penguins beat Kings, Sullivan hits 300th win as Pittsburgh coach

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Pittsburgh — The Pittsburgh Penguins defeated the Los Angeles Kings 6-1 at the PPG Paints Arena on Thursday, marking the 300th game win during coach Mike Sullivan’s tenure.

Sullivan has the most wins by a coach in Penguin history, surpassing Dan Bylsma (252). He is 300-156-55 years old since his December 12, 2015 adoption.

Sullivan also coached the Boston Bruins from 2003 to 2006, with an NHL career record of 370-212-93.

“It’s humility. It means a lot,” Sullivan said. These guys I’ve been coaching while here are working hard to bring about the success we’ve had. people who are

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6 players scored Tristan Jarry He has 39 saves for Pittsburgh (3-0-1) and has led his opponents 18-5 in three home games. Jarry has allowed five goals in three games this season, with him shooting 104 (.952 save percentage).

“I want to get better every year,” Jarry said. “Every year I want to take a step forward. Every year I mature a little bit. I think there are a few more games under me. So you know what to expect.” , you can get started. , it will only help.”

Cal Petersen In the first period, Los Angeles (3-3-0), who are winning three games in a row, conceded three goals on nine shots. Jonathan Quick He replaced Petersen and made 22 saves in the final two periods.

Kings coach Todd McClellan said, “I don’t think there’s a secret when it comes to Cal that you have to get him going. “He’s got to play like he can. He’s an NHL goalie. “He’s an outstanding young man who’s playing very well at this level. We’re trying to get him to where he can be, just like we’re forwards and defensively.” not. “

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Jan Rutta Leading the Penguins 1-0 with 4:04 on the first shot. Jason Zucker.

Jake Genzel At 14:35, he scored his third goal in four games to make it 2-0. Chris Lettan Split the defense and charge under the goal line before heading back to Genzel for a tip-in.

Sullivan said he left the game after hitting a high shot from Letang at 6:51 in the third period and was being evaluated after the game.

Rickard Raquel It was extended to 3-0 at 18:19.After a one-timer from Jeff Petrie Off the left post, Raquel ran through the backhand crease behind Petersen before falling to the Kings defense Drew Doughty.

“When I saw the start, I thought we played the way we wanted to,” McClellan said. “We played fast. We were aggressive and put us in a situation where we had to turn the puck over. It worked out pretty well for us. After the first goal, I thought we reacted well. 3 By the time it got to the point, unfortunately, it wasn’t the same way anymore.”


Petri made it 4-0 on a power play and scored the first goal against the Penguins with a wrist shot through traffic at 4:13.

“I’m relieved to have the first one,” said Petrie. “I had some looks and I had some good shots. It’s good to have that under my belt.

Jeff Carter beat Brandt Clark They took a short break before shooting five holes and extended it to 5-0 with 3:01 in the third. Ryan Pauling A short-handed slapshot from the high slot at 4:38 made it 6-0.

Karl Grandstrom A one-timer from the left confrontation circle scored Los Angeles’ only goal, with 2:28 remaining on the power play.

‘Losing 3-0 after first period certainly doesn’t help,’ says Kings captain Anze Copital Said. “I didn’t think we played that bad. We just had a few tough breaks. We’re down 3-0 but we’re clearly trying to catch up. We’re trying to make something happen. It didn’t happen tonight.”

Note: penguins forward teddy brueger Injured his upper body at the training camp on September 28, and missed four games in a row from the opening. … Kings Defense Alexander Edler He missed three straight games after getting the puck in his face during Monday’s warm-up. He attended Thursday morning skating. … Pittsburgh lost to Los Angeles (4 games 1988-89), New York Islanders (4 games 1984-85), Colorado Avalanche (3 games 1996-97) and Calgary Flames (3 games 1991-92). ), the Hartford Whalers (3 games in 1985-86).