The Penguins gained a point on the Philadelphia Flyers Thursday night by beating Philly in a shootout, 2-1. With the win, the Pens added some intrigue to the race for first place in the Atlantic Division. They now have 94 points to Philadelphia's 98, and the two teams will meet again on Tuesday in Pittsburgh.
Marc-Andre Fleury stopped three of the Flyers' four shots in the shootout period and finished the game with 19 saves. Alex Kovalev scored in the shootout period for the Pens, but it was Kunitz' goal that was decisive.