Penguins survive awful start, fade late in 7-4 loss

There’s no question the Pittsburgh Penguins were aware of what was at stake at Little Caesars Arena Tuesday night.

And they certainly recognized the opportunity that a late-season game against a non-playoff opponent like Detroit presented for them.

They just didn’t show it — at all — during the first period of what became a 7-4 loss to the Red Wings.

Read the full recap from our partners at Sports Now Group Pittsburgh here.

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