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Sidney Crosby has goal, 2 assists as Penguins beat Devils 5-1 for first home win

Pittsburgh Penguins players celebrate after' Brandon Sutter scored past New Jersey Devils goalie Martin Brodeur (30) in the second period of an NHL hockey game on Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013 in Pittsburgh. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic)
February 02, 2013 - 12:53 PM

PITTSBURGH, Pa. - Sidney Crosby and Chris Kunitz each had a goal and two assists, and the Pittsburgh Penguins picked up their first home victory of the season by beating the New Jersey Devils 5-1 Saturday.

Penguins defenceman Robert Bortuzzo scored his first NHL goal, Brandon Sutter got his first with Pittsburgh and Kris Letang also found the back of the net for the Penguins, who handed the Devils their first loss in regulation this season.

Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 14 shots for the win. Evgeni Malkin and Pascal Dupuis had two assists apiece.

Andy Greene scored a short-handed goal for the Devils. Martin Brodeur was sharp through two periods, stopping 17 of 19 shots, but allowed three goals in the third as the Penguins turned a one-goal game into a rout.

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