"They struggle a little bit in their zone," Lang said. "We
played a solid defensive game."
Pittsburgh won for only the second time in its last 10 road
games. The Penguins dropped the first two games of the road trip to
San Jose and Phoenix by a combined 10-2 score.
Hedberg said he was fully recovered.
"It was one tough day when I was sick," Hedberg said. "This
has been a tough road trip, but to come through is a big confidence
Penguins star Mario Lemieux missed his eighth straight game
recovering from hip surgery. He's out indefinitely
Joseph made 22 saves.
"They played a real good trap," Joseph said. "It seemed like
they wanted to play a 1-0 game.
Pittsburgh tough guy Billy Tibbetts is not allowed to enter
Canada because of his criminal record. Tibbetts will rejoin the
team when it arrives in Boston on Wednesday. ... Toronto's Tie Domi
sent Krzysztof Oliwa to the ice during a fight in the first period.
... Pittsburgh's Darius Kasparaitis kissed teammate Josef Melichar
on the helmet after he appeared on the "Kiss Cam" on the
videoboard. Most players ignore the "Kiss Cam," which usually
encourages couples to kiss. "He got mad," Kasparaitis said of
Melichar. "He was like, `what are you doing?' I'm like `Don't
worry, let's have fun."' ... Domi said on a local radio station
that he deserves to be more than a fourth liner. Toronto coach Pat
Quinn didn't appreciate the comments. "The problem is when people
yap all the time," Quinn said. "They have people who they can cry
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Arena: Air Canada Centre Location: Toronto, Ontario
Referees: Dennis LaRue, Mike Leggo Linesmen: Brad Lazarowich, Ray Scapinello
Attendance: 19,271 (102.5% full)
Team Stat Comparison
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Assists: Alex Kovalev, Aleksey Morozov