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Phil Kessel scores twice in Penguins pre-season debut

Phil Kessel scored twice in his Pittsburgh debut and Kris Letang had a goal and three assists to lead the hometown Penguins to a 7-3 win over the Carolina Hurricanes on Tuesday night.

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Phil Kessel scored twice in his Pittsburgh debut and Kris Letang had a goal and three assists to lead the hometown Penguins to a 7-3 win over the Carolina Hurricanes on Tuesday night.

Nine Penguins recorded at least one point in the win, including Sidney Crosby with a goal and two assists while centring a line with Kessel and Chris Kunitz.

Olli Maatta had a goal and an assist and Evgeni Malkin, Patric Hornqvist and Kunitz all had two assists.

Marc-Andre Fleury allowed three goals on 25 shots in 40 minutes and Matthew Murray stopped all six shots he faced.

Justin Faulk, James Wisniewski and Jeff Skinner scored for Carolina.

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