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    How Penguins ‘92-’93 and ‘13 win streaks match up

    Sidney Crosby and the Penguins won 15 games in a row at one point this season.
    Gene J. Puskar/AP
    Sidney Crosby and the Penguins won 15 games in a row at one point this season.

    Pittsburgh came up two wins short of the NHL-record streak it established 20 years ago, settling for a share of the second-best run in league history. A look at how the Penguins’ two streaks match up:

    1992-93 Penguins

    Streak: 17 wins

    Goals per game: 5.6

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    Average margin: 2.8

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    One-goal wins: 5 (2 in OT)

    Top scorers:

    Mario Lemieux, 27-24--51

    Rick Tocchet, 14-16--30

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    Ron Francis, 6-20--26

    Top goalie:

    Tom Barrasso -- 14 wins, 2.45 GAA, .923 save pct.

    2012-13 Penguins

    Streak: 15 wins

    Goals per game: 3.5

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    Average margin: 1.8

    One-goal wins: 9 (2 in OT, 1 in SO)

    Top scorers:

    Sidney Crosby, 6-19--25

    Chris Kunitz, 11-9--20

    Pascal Dupuis, 10-4--14

    Top goalies:

    Marc-Andre Fleury -- 8 wins, 1.97 GAA, .928 save pct.

    Tomas Vokoun -- 7 wins, 1.43 GAA, .953 save pct.