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NHL roundup: Fast start helps Penguins to win

Brenden Morrow scored two goals for the second straight game as the Pittsburgh Penguins led, 3-0, after the first period and held on for a 6-4 win over the visiting Montreal Canadiens Wednesday to move closer to clinching the top seed in the Eastern Conference.

Brandon Sutter added two goals, and Jarome Iginla and Doug Murray also scored for the Penguins, who were without Sidney Crosby and Evgeni Malkin.

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