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Pens surge past Blackhawks in preseason tilt

PITTSBURGH -- Jordan Staal scored twice in the third period
to lead the Pittsburgh Penguins past the Chicago Blackhawks 4-1 in
exhibition play on Thursday night.

Matt Cooke and Tyler Kennedy also scored for the Penguins, who
got all their goals in the third period after falling behind 1-0.

Staal started the run by putting in a rebound. Cooke, one of the
game's most notorious hitters, showed soft hands with a deflection
of a backhand from Craig Adams to give the Penguins (2-0) the lead.

Michael Frolik scored in the second period for the Blackhawks
(0-2).

Chicago starting goaltender Alexander Salak stopped all eight
shots he faced before giving way to veteran Ray Emery, who allowed
four goals on 19 shots.