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Lightning strikes Penguins streak

TAMPA, Fla. The Penguins' run of 10 consecutive regular-season victories against Tampa Bay is over. The Lightning defeated them, 4-3, despite a strong late-game surge by the Penguins. It was their first defeat in regulation in the past nine games. They had been 5-0-3 in the previous eight. The loss dropped the Penguins' record to 22-7-5, but they remain in first place in the Eastern Conference as the NHL's three-day Christmas break begins. Tyler Johnson put Tampa Bay in front to stay at 6:54 of the opening period, when he beat Penguins goalie Marc-Andre Fleury from above the hash marks. Giving up the first goal something the Penguins have done just nine times in 34...

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