MINNESOTA SPORTS ROUNDUP: Penguins easily defeat Wild 5-2
The Penguins scored four goals in the first and second periods on their way to a 5-2 win over the Wild last night in Pittsburgh. Five different Pittsburgh players scored including former Minnesota-Duluth standout Matt Niskanen of Virginia, Minnesota, who also had an assist. Olli Maatta scored a goal and added two assists. The Pens have won six straight and are 26-10-and-1. Jeff Zatkoff denied 24 of the 26 shots he faced in the victory. Jason Pominville and Dany Heatley scored for Minnesota.