Dale Weise

Rust's OT winner gives Penguins season sweep of Flyers

Sidney Crosby crystallized the Pittsburgh Penguins' hot run against the Philadelphia Flyers with the kind of goal that he and few others on the planet can create.

The Pittsburgh captain then sealed his team's first season sweep of its cross-state rival in 11 years with a pass that wasn't nearly as flashy but just as effective.

Bryan Rust put his stick down in front of the Philadelphia net just in time to redirect Crosby's feed past Petr Mrazek 2:25 into overtime to give the Penguins a 5-4 victory on Sunday.

Pittsburgh pulled within three points of first-place Washington in the crowded Metropolitan Division and two points clear of Philadelphia after improving to...

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