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Penguins chase Mrazek from Red Wings’ net

Scott Wilson, Andreas Athanasiou, Petr Mrazek

Pittsburgh Penguins’ Scott Wilson (23) can’t get his stick on the puck with Detroit Red Wings’ Andreas Athanasiou (72) defending in front of goalie Petr Mrazek (34) during the third period of an NHL hockey game in Pittsburgh, Thursday, Feb. 18, 2016. The Penguins won 6-3. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)


Detroit got off to a promising start on Saturday. They jumped out to a 1-0 lead when Andreas Athanasiou beat Marc-Andre Fleury in the first period. Unfortunately for the Wings, the Penguins stormed back with four unanswered goals in the second frame.

Chris Kunitz got the party started just 20 seconds into the second period. Kris Letang and Carl Hagelin added goals four and 11 minutes minutes later before Phil Kessel scored from a sharp angle to make it 4-1.

Here’s the Kunitz goal:

And here’s the goal that got Mrazek yanked: