by Tony on 03/27/11 at 06:09 PM ET
You shootout haters should get a kick out of this. From the Penguins:
The Pittsburgh Penguins established a National Hockey League record this afternoon by winning their fourth straight game via shootout in a 2-1 defeat of the Florida Panthers at CONSOL Energy Center. Here are the final scores, goaltender of record and the game-deciding goal scorers from the four victories:
3/21/11 at Detroit 5-4, W GDG: James Neal Winning Goalie: Brent Johnson
3/24/11 at Philadelphia 2-1, W GDG: Chris Kunitz Winning Goalie: Marc-Andre Fleury
3/25/11 vs. New Jersey 1-0, W GDG: James Neal Winning Goalie: Marc-Andre Fleury
3/27/11 vs. Florida 2-1, W GDG: Alex Kovalev Winning Goalie: Marc-Andre Fleury
Additionally, Penguins goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury established a franchise record for longest shutout sequence at 150:14. He bested the previous record held by Jocelyn Thibault (136:13).
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