PITTSBURGH (AP) — Derrick Pouliot scored in his NHL debut and Sidney Crosby had a third-period goal for the Pittsburgh Penguins in a 3-1 victory over the Florida Panthers on Saturday night.READ MORE: Miami Dade College To Host Wake For Congresswoman Carrie Meek
Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 45 shots for his fifth win in six games and 19th overall.
Pouliot, a prized prospect on defense, scored the eventual game-winner in the first period after he was recalled on Saturday. Nick Spaling netted his fifth for the Penguins, who won a season-high fifth straight game at home.
Pittsburgh has defeated Florida in 12 of the last 14 meetings at home and 21 of 29 overall.
Pittsburgh native Vincent Trocheck, a healthy scratch the previous two games, scored his third of the season for the Panthers, who went to overtime in their previous four games.
Roberto Luongo made 31 saves for Florida.READ MORE: Tributes To Congresswoman Carrie Meek
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