NHL roundup: Penguins rout Ducks

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[February 09, 2016]  The Sports Xchange
 
 PITTSBURGH -- Sidney Crosby had two goals and two assists for the Pittsburgh Penguins, who snuffed the six-game winning streak of the Anaheim Ducks with a 6-2 victory Monday.

The Penguins won their fifth home game in a row and improved to 7-1-0 in their past eight home games against Anaheim.

Crosby's goals came on breakaways, including a third-period goal he scored while he was falling with the Ducks' Cam Fowler chasing and poking at him. Crosby

has 26 points since Jan. 1.

Chris Kunitz, Conor Sheary, Carl Hagelin and Olli Maatta added goals for Pittsburgh. Hagelin recorded his first since he was acquired from the Ducks in a Jan. 16

trade. Kris Letang added two assists.

Ryan Getzlaf and Patrick Maroon scored for Anaheim.

Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 36 shots for his sixth home win in a row.

Anaheim's John Gibson, from Whitehall in suburban Pittsburgh, was pulled after allowing six goals on 31 shots. He lost for the second time in as many NHL starts

in his hometown. He also gave up six goals in the 2014-15 season opener at Consol Energy Center.

Rangers 2, Devils 1

NEW YORK -- J.T. Miller scored his 17th goal and Henrik Lundqvist made 27 saves as New York held on to defeat New Jersey.

The Rangers have won three straight and are 6-2-0 in their past eight games.

Kevin Klein also scored for New York.

The Devils' Cory Schneider turned aside 35 of 37 shots.

Travis Zajac scored a shorthanded goal late in the third period for New Jersey.

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Red Wings 3, Panthers 0

DETROIT -- Petr Mrazek made 23 saves for his fourth shutout of the season and ninth of his career and Pavel Datsyuk scored twice as Detroit shut down Florida.

Tomas Tatar also scored for the Red Wings and Henrik Zetterberg had two assists.

Al Montoya made 28 saves for the Panthers.

Florida's Jaromir Jagr, 43, played his 1,600th career game. He has played the most games of any active NHL player and is 10th all- time.

Senators 5, Lightning 1

OTTAWA - - Mark Stone recorded two goals and an assist as Ottawa recorded only its third two-game winning streak since December with a victory over Tampa Bay.

Jean-Gabriel Pageau had a goal and two assists and Zack Smith scored on a line with Stone as the trio has nine goals and 11 assists in four games since being united.

Shane Prince had the Senators' other goal against the Lightning while J.T. Brown scored for Tampa Bay, which lost for only the second time in 12 games.

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