Rust’s OT goal ends Penguins’ slide, 3-2
The Pittsburgh Penguins are back in a wild-card playoff spot.
And their losing streak is history.
Bryan Rust scored at 1:16 of overtime to give them a 3-2 victory over St. Louis at Enterprise Center, snapping a four-game skid.
They are one point ahead of four other clubs in the fight for the second wild-card.
Penguins defenseman Marcus Pettersson broke a 1-1 tie at 14:32 of the third period, beating Blues goalie Jordan Binnington from above the left hash mark for his first of the season, but St. Louis countered at 17:33, when Justin Faulk nudged a shot over the goal line during a scramble in Tristan’s Jarry’s crease to force overtime.
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