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Video: Comeau leads Pens over Wings

Toronto Maple Leafs v Pittsburgh Penguins

Toronto Maple Leafs v Pittsburgh Penguins

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Blake Comeau had a goal and an assist as the Pittsburgh Penguins defeated the Detroit Red Wings 4-1 on Wednesday night.

The game marked Comeau’s return to the lineup after a 20-game absence due to an upper body injury.

Patric Hornqvist, David Perron and Nick Spaling had the other Penguins goals.

With the win, the Pens have pulled to within one point of the Metropolitan Division-leading New York Islanders. The loss was the Red Wings’ first since Jan. 29.

Stephen Weiss had the lone goal for the Red Wings.

Petr Mrazek made 13 saves in the loss. Jimmy Howard relieved Mrazek in the third and made four saves in his first appearance since Jan. 10.

Marc-Andre Fleury set a new personal-best shutout streak of 165:06 before Weiss netted his seventh of the season.

Fleury made 23 saves in the win.

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