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 The Penguins' Marc-Andre Fleury dives as the puck goes into the net to send the game into overtime against the Blue Jackets at Nationwide Arena in Columbus.
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The Penguins' Marc-Andre Fleury dives as the puck goes into the net to send the game into overtime against the Blue Jackets at Nationwide Arena in Columbus.

Penguins blow three-goal lead, fall to Blue Jackets in overtime

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    Marc-Andre Fleury talked a brave game minutes after giving up a late tying goal and then the winning overtime goal in a 4-3 loss to Columbus.

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    One game, two, maybe three, it's a quirk. Four games, it's a pattern. It has happened each game of the Penguins' first-round playoff series.



    No Calder in future for Penguins' Maatta

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