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 Penguins' Brian Gibbons scores his second goal in the first period against the Blue Jackets at the Consol Energy Center.
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Penguins' Brian Gibbons scores his second goal in the first period against the Blue Jackets at the Consol Energy Center.

Blue Jackets beat Penguins in double OT, 4-3

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     Ralph Blundo, coach of undefeated WPIAL and PIAA boys basketball champion New Castle, meets former world heavyweight boxing champion Mike Tyson before the Pirates-Brewers game Thursday at PNC Park.

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    Sure it's only one setback in a seven-game series, but the Penguins looked far from a great team Saturday night against the Blue Jackets.

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    Sure it's only one setback in a seven-game series, but the Penguins looked far from a great team Saturday night against the Blue Jackets.



    Kris Letang was criticized by coach Dan Bylsma for his play Wednesday night, and the defenseman acknowledged he made a lot of mistakes.

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