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Game report: Hornqvist, Kessel get groove back


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Patric Hornqvist provides the screen for Justin Schultz. - MATT SUNDAY / DKPS

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- The Penguins received five goals from five different players in a convincing 5-0 win over the Sabres on Thursday.

They all counted the same and all are surely welcome. And that's to take nothing away from the goals from Brian Dumoulin, Nick Bjugstad and Jake Guentzel. Dumoulin's was just his third of the season, Bjugstad's was a perfectly-fired missile and Guentzel, man, everything that guy gets a stick on is going in these days.

But one has to think that the second-period power-play goals scored by Phil Kessel and Patric Hornqvist are potentially a little more meaningful. In the bigger picture, that's what matters most at this point.

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