Guentzel scores twice, Penguins thrash Blue Jackets 5-1

Jake Guentzel scored twice in the second period, and the Pittsburgh Penguins breezed past the Columbus Blue Jackets 5-1.

Radim Zohorna and Bryan Rust also scored during the second for Pittsburgh.

Evgeni Malkin added a power-play goal in the third as the Penguins won their third straight.

Tristan Jarry stopped 26 shots to improve to 7-1 in his last eight starts.

Gustav Nyquist gave the Blue Jackets an early lead with a power-play goal but Columbus simply couldn’t keep up.

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