The Pittsburgh Penguins won an exciting clash at the PPG Paints Arena in Pittsburgh by beating the Ottawa Senators 8-5 with Bryan Rust scoring his first NHL hat-trick.
Rust opened the scoring in the first period and scored two more in the third period to give the Penguins their 16th win of the season.
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— Pittsburgh Penguins (@penguins) December 6, 2016
David Pastrnak scored twice including an overtime winner to lead the Boston Bruins to a 4-3 victory against the Florida Panthers while the Washington Capitals beat the Buffalo Sabres 3-2 with Marcus Johansson scoring the overtime winner.
The Columbus Blue Jackets were 4-1 winners over the Arizona Coyotes for their fifth victory in six games with Sam Gagner in great form scoring twice and making two goals.
— ColumbusBlueJackets (@BlueJacketsNHL) December 6, 2016