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Crosby helps Penguins top Lightning 5-4
Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby (87) celebrates with the bench after his goal against the Tampa Bay Lightning during the second period of an NHL hockey game on Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
October 12, 2013, 9:59 pm

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) Sidney Crosby had three goals and an assist and Matt Niskanen scored a tiebreaking power-play goal with 18.6 seconds left, lifting the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 5-4 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Saturday night.

Niskanen scored the game-winner from the top of the left circle. Crosby assisted on the goal.

After a pair of Crosby goals in the third had given the Penguins a 4-3 lead, Alex Killorn got the equalizer for Tampa Bay with 3:02 to play.

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