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Penguins 2, CBJ 1

Penguins 2, CBJ 1

/Image courtesy Columbus Blue Jackets

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – The Pittsburgh Penguins clinched a playoff spot with a 2-1 win over the Blue Jackets on Friday night.

The Blue Jackets came into the game in a four-way tie for a wild-card spot in the East.

Chris Kunitz and Beau Bennett scored goals 47 seconds apart midway through the third period and Marc-Andre Fleury made 35 saves for the Pens.

James Wisniewski scored a power-play goal for Columbus with 3:06 left, with Pittsburgh hanging on as Fleury made huge saves on Brandon Dubinsky and Cam Atkinson during a scrum in the final seconds.

Curtis McElhinney, taking the place of the ill Sergei Bobrovsky, stopped the first 28 Penguins shots before Kunitz notched his 34th with 9:25 left.

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