Blackhawks win again under King, topping Penguins 3-2

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Pittsburgh Penguins’ Jeff Carter (77) skates in front of Chicago Blackhawks goaltender Marc-Andre Fleury with the puck but is unable to score during the second period of an NHL hockey game Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2021, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

CHICAGO (AP) – Marc-Andre Fleury made 42 saves and then two more stops in the shootout, and the Chicago Blackhawks won again under interim coach Derek King, topping the Pittsburgh Penguins 3-2.

King took over after Jeremy Colliton was fired Saturday following a 1-9-2 start for a team that began the season with playoff aspirations.

King said he wanted the Blackhawks to have more fun, and they responded with dramatic victories in each of his first two games.

Seth Jones and Jujhar Khaira scored in regulation for Chicago, which lost 5-2 at Pittsburgh on Oct. 16.

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