Pens Prevail in Shootout (Like We Didnt Know That Was Gonna Happen

pens won tonight, blowing another 3rd period lead, yet prevailing in the shootout. ruutu bested emery for the only shootout goal tonight, and by way of the win, the pens move to 4th in the east, but are tied with the sens who scored a critical point by forcing overtime. crosby had a goal and an assist, and fleury was unstoppable again in the shootout.
now, a moment for reeflection, as one-time penguin joe mullen was passed by mike modono for most goals by an u.s.-born player. modono scored twice in the stars loss tonight, and his 2 goals give him 503 for his career, one ahead of mullen. more tomorrow…