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Pens rally from 2-goal deficit, beat Blue Jackets

(SportsNetwork.com) - Pittsburgh cruised to a division title this season, taking the Metropolitan with 109 points -- 13 more than the second-place New York Rangers.Even more impressive, the Penguins managed to dominate the Metro despite playing long stretches of the season without some key players. Fortunately, superstar captain Sidney Crosby managed to avoid the injury list and turned in a season worthy of his second Hart Trophy.Crosby only missed two games and both of those absences were interest of getting the centerman rest during the final week of the season. His league- leading 104 points came via 36 goals and an NHL-best 68 assists and Crosby finished 17 points ahead of Anaheim's Ryan Getzlaf for the scoring title.While Crosby is a big favorite for the Hart, what he's really after is a second Stanley Cup title to go with his two Olympic gold medals for Team Canada. However, Crosby and the Pens haven't made it back to the Cup Finals since winning it all in 2009, and the club's on...

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