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When, where: Tuesday, 7:30, at Consol Energy Center, Pittsburgh.

TV, radio: NESN, NBCSN, WBZ-FM (98.5)

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Goals: Chris Kunitz 17, James Neal 17, Sidney Crosby 12.

Assists: Crosby 33, Kris Letang 23, Kunitz 19, Evgeni Malkin 19.

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Goaltending: Marc-Andre Fleury (12-5-0, 2.71 GAA), Tomas Vokoun (6-3-0, 3.08).

Head to head: This is the first of three matchups this season. The Bruins visit the Penguins again on Sunday.

Miscellany: Crosby leads the league with 45 points . . . Kunitz and Neal are tied for second in the NHL in goals with the Kings’ Jeff Carter, two behind Steven Stamkos of the Lightning . . . Malkin is out with an upper-body injury . . . Pittsburgh has won five straight games, and is 7-3 in its last 10 . . . The Penguins were 3-1 against the Bruins last season.

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