14 February 2007

Pens defeat Blackhawks in the "Battle of the Ruutus'"

Hey pens fans,
Tonight, the Pens defeated Chicago 5-4 at the Mellon Arena. The Pens' Jarkko Ruutu faced off against his brother Tuomo Ruutu of the Blackhawks. In the battle of the brothers, Jarkko wins the braggins rights this year. In the first period, Petrovicky scored the first goal to tie it upup 1-1. Moore and Ruutu had the assists. In the second, Talbot scored short-handed to make it 2-1. Ouellet scored, assisted by Christensen to make the score 3-2. In the third period, Chicago came back to score 2 goals and tie it at 4-3 all. Then the Pens' Evgeni Malkin scored assisted by Crosby and Scuderi to tie it at 4. The ovetime ended scoreless and forced, yet another shootout. In the shootout, Christensen and Malkin bot scored, to win it. The final score was 5-4. Marc-Andre Fleury was in goal stopping 24 of 28 shots and allowing no goals in the shootout.

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