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Penguins clinch Metropolitan Division with win over Jets

Pittsburgh Penguins v Winnipeg Jets

WINNIPEG, MB - APRIL 3: Jim Slater #19 of the Winnipeg Jets gets shut down by Marc-Andre Fleury #29 of the Pittsburgh Penguins as he gets pressure by Rob Scuderi #4 and Taylor Pyatt #17 in first period action in an NHL game at the MTS Centre on April 3, 2014 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. (Photo by Marianne Helm/Getty Images)

Marianne Helm

Paul Martin, back in the lineup after missing 18 games with a hand injury, scored the winning goal for the Pittsburgh Penguins, as they clinched the Metropolitan Division on Thursday.

The Penguins scored three unanswered goals to defeat the Winnipeg Jets by a final score of 4-2. Sidney Crosby, with a pair of assists, is up to a league-best 102 points on the season. Meanwhile, the Jets are now eliminated from playoff contention in the Western Conference.

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