Kunitz leads Penguins to 5-1 win over Red Wings

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Pittsburgh Penguins left wing Chris Kunitz (14) scores on Detroit Red Wings goalie Petr Mrazek (34), of the Czech Republic, in the third period of a NHL preseason hockey game in Detroit, Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

 

DETROIT (AP) – Chris Kunitz had two goals and an assist to help the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Detroit Red Wings 5-1 on Wednesday night in an exhibition game.

Jussi Jokinen, Pascal Dupuis and Craig Adams also scored for Pittsburgh. Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin each had two assists, and Marc-Andre Fleury made 16 saves.

Drew Miller scored for Detroit, and Petr Mrazek stopped 31 shots.

Jokinen and Dupuis scored in the final 5 minutes of the first to give the Penguins a 2-0 lead. Adams made it 3-0 3:14 into the second period. Miller scored with 7:11 left in the middle period.

Kunitz’s first goal came with 2:35 remaining in the second and he added a power-play goal 9:28 into the third.

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