Penguins beat Blackhawks 3-2 in shootout
PITTSBURGH – James Neal scored in the shootout to help the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Chicago Blackhawks 3-2 in a preseason game Monday night.
Bryan Bickell scored two goals in the second period for Chicago, but Kris Letang had two goals in the third for Pittsburgh.
Bickell had a short-handed goal at 1:09 of the second, batting in a fluttering puck out of midair.
He added a tip-in for a power-play score with six minutes left in the period.
Letang converted a breakaway at 9:23 of the final period, and then had a power-play goal with 2:16 to go.
Jeff Zatkoff made 30 saves for the Penguins, while veteran Nikolai Khabibulin had 31 stops for the Blackhawks.