Guentzel scored a goal on two shots in Thursday's 5-2 loss to Washington. Guentzel brought the Penguins even 7:22 into the third period, fighting off a check in the corner and powering his way to the front of the net before stuffing the puck past Vitek Vanecek, making it a 2-2 game. It was the seventh goal of the year for Guentzel, who now owns a modest three-game point streak (two goals, two assists).
Guentzel scored a goal on a game-high six shots and added an assist in Tuesday's 3-2 overtime win over Washington. He also had two PIM. Guentzel tied things up on a terrific deflection all the way from the right faceoff circle, making it a 2-2 game with 6:20 left in the second period. He also drew an assist on Evgeni Malkin's power-play tally that opened the scoring in the first period. Guentzel has nine points in his last seven contests (three goals, six assists) and owns a plus-8 rating in that time.
Guentzel scored a goal and doled out a pair of assists Sunday in a 6-3 win over Washington. He also added four shots, two hits and a plus-3 rating. Pittsburgh's top line of Guentzel, Sidney Crosby (one goal, one assist) and Bryan Rust (two goals, one assist) dominated the Capitals, combining for eight points and 14 shots on goal. Guentzel tallied what proved to be the game-winner midway through the second period when he followed his own rebound off the end boards and put it past Vitek Vanecek for a 4-2 Washington lead. He also set up a power-play goal by Rust and an empty-netter by Crosby. Guentzel will take a three-game point streak (two goals, four assists) into Tuesday's rematch with the Caps.
Guentzel scored a goal on three shots and added an assist in Saturday's 4-3 loss to the Islanders. He also had two hits. Guentzel gave the Penguins a 3-2 lead early in third period when he beat Semyon Varlamov with a low shot from the slot. He also picked up an assist in the first period on Pierre-Olivier Joseph's first NHL goal. For Guentzel, it was his second multi-point game of the season and first since Jan. 19. He was also a positive in the plus/minus ledger (plus-2) for just the second time all year.
Guentzel collected a goal on a game-high seven shots in Saturday's 5-4 overtime win over the Rangers. Guentzel stayed with a rebound on the doorstep and whacked it past Alexandar Georgiev, tying the game at 4-4 with 10:42 left in regulation. It was the third goal of the year for Guentzel, who had been a little slow out of the gate in that department after an injury-shortened 2019-20 season. A 40-goal scorer in 2018-19, it's likely just a matter of time before Guentzel starts filling the net again.
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