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Bruins Vs. Penguins: Pens Fall Apart In Disastrous Third Period

Sports Network | November 10, 2010

Pittsburgh, PA (Sports Network) – Shawn Thornton scored the tie-breaking goal during a furious five-goal third period rally that lifted to Boston to a 7-4 come-from-behind victory over Pittsburgh at CONSOL Energy Center.

Mark Recchi posted a goal and two assists against his former team while Milan Lucic, Nathan Horton, Blake Wheeler, Zdeno Chara and Brad Marchand all lit the lamp for the Bruins, who halted a two-game slide.

Tim Thomas turned away 42 shots to extend his franchise-record win streak to start a season to eight consecutive games.

Sidney Crosby had a goal and two assists while Evgeni Malkin and Kris Letang supplied a pair of helpers each for the Penguins, who fell to 2-5-0 at their new home.

Brent Johnson took the loss after yielding six goals on 32 shots.

Photographs by dizfunk used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.