Pittsburgh Penguins Win Again Despite Another Slow Start

Pittsburgh Penguins Win Again Despite Another Slow Start

Although it wasn’t perfect, the Pittsburgh Penguins found a way to overcome a slow start and win a huge victory.

For the second straight game, the Pittsburgh Penguins did not get the start they had hoped for.

While they managed to take a lead against Los Angeles Kings, the Penguins had no choice but to fight their way back against the Columbus Blue Jackets.

The matchup in Columbus was so lopsided that the Blue Jackets scored the first goal. The Penguins had yet to score a goal.

At the end of the first period in Columbus, the Jackets were leading 2-0 and leading in shots 17-7.

The Penguins were able to put themselves together for the final 40 minutes and take a 6-3 victory while rifling off 39 shots.

Timely goals by Josh Archibald, Sidney Crosby and a pair of Danton Heinen were a difference maker for the Pens skaters.

Tristan Jarry also shut it down for the back half of the game; in the full 60 he stopped 29 of the 32 shots he faced to maintain his perfect record.

Crosby pointed out that Jarry made many big saves to keep the Penguins alive and give them the chance of winning.

“Jars made big saves .”

Head Coach Mike Sullivan stated that the Penguins as a whole got better and didn’t make the same mistakes as before. Sullivan stated that he didn’t think the Penguins were difficult to play against in their first period. “I thought in the second and third, we were much tougher.”

One of the biggest problems that couldn’t be kicked by the Penguins last season was the inability at times to perform the whole 60 minutes of a game.

They showed against the Blue Jackets how important it is to start the game strong if you want to take part in the game.

Although it’s not ideal, it’s what the Penguins did. A slow start is rewarded with a dominant win.

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