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Penguins’ peppering not enough, lose to Wild 2-1

I think we Penguins fans better get used to these wacky games while they have a chunk of their lineup out.

Like tonight, where the Pens are awarded with 35 shots on goal, compared to only 15 for the visiting Minnesota Wild, but lose 2-1.

Kyle Brodziak and Eric Belanger scored for the Wild, while Pascal Dupuis had the only tally for the Penguins.

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Wild clamp down, edge Penguins in shootout, 2-1

As expected, the Wild and Penguins engaged in a defensive struggle tonight at the Igloo, with the Wild eventually emerging victorious on Marek Zidlicky’s shootout goal, 2-1.

Dany Sabourin was the tough luck loser, with his only goal allowed in regulation coming on a bouncing puck off a faceoff in the Penguins zone.

Niklas Backstrom was sharp as well in net for the Wild making some key saves in both the third period and in overtime.

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Wild at Penguins preview - 11/18;  Fleury out with injury

Wild at Penguins, 7PM ET, Mellon Arena

Season records: 

Wild, 10-4-1, 21 pts, 5th in Western Conference
Penguins, 11-4-2, 24 pts., 4th in Eastern Conference

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