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Associated Press

The Penguins’ Jake Guentzel (59) puts his game-winning goal past Ducks goaltender John Gibson (36) in overtime, Monday, in Pittsburgh. The Penguins won 4-3 in overtime.


PITTSBURGH — A third-period lead over one of the worst teams in the NHL suddenly gone and well aware his club is fighting through a midseason malaise, Pittsburgh Penguins coach Mike Sullivan braced for a letdown.

“In a lot of instances that can deflate a team,” Sullivan said. “I never sensed that on the bench.”

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