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NHL roundup: Chris Kunitz scores twice as Penguins cruise

Chris Kunitz scored twice during a four-goal second period and the Penguins beat the San Jose Sharks, 5-1, Thursday night in Pittsburgh for their fifth straight victory.

Pascal Dupuis, Jayson Megna, and Kris Letang also scored for Pittsburgh, which snapped San Jose’s six-game winning streak. Sidney Crosby added three assists in his 500th career game to push his point total to an NHL-leading 42.

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