Pittsburgh, PA (Sports Network) -scored with 19 seconds left in overtime to give the a 2-1 win over the at CONSOL Energy Center. With time winding in the extra stanza, was able to chip the puck into the Los Angeles end behind the defender. It bounced off the right boards as Staal was able to catch up to it and from the right circle snapped a shot between the right arm and body of for the win.
scored the other goal while made 32 stops for the Penguins, who snapped a two-game slide. Before the game, Pittsburgh head coach Dan Bylsma announced that center had successful surgery to repair a torn ACL and MCL in his right knee. Malkin will need about six months to recover and is expected to be ready for training camp in September.
had the lone goal and Quick finished with 24 saves for the Kings, who fell to 2-0-2 on their 10-game road trip. The only goals in regulation came in the first period as each side lit the lamp. The Penguins got the first goal of the game with Sterling's first goal with the team. From the right side of the net, sent a pass to the high slot where Sterling wristed it over the glove of Quick 6:53 in.
However, Los Angeles tied the game with 2:43 left in the opening frame.skated the puck over the blueline and dished it over to the left wing for Stoll, who stickhandled past the defender and snapped a shot by Fleury. Quick made 19 saves over second and third periods while Fleury countered with 16 saves during the span.
Pittsburgh forwardserved the first of his four-game suspension stemming from a hit on Columbus defenseman on Tuesday...The Kings play in Washington on Saturday...Pittsburgh plays its next two games in New York. On Friday the Pens will face off with the Islanders then play in Madison Square Garden on Sunday against the Rangers...The Penguins have taken four of the last five against the Kings.