Robert Bortuzzo

Pietrangelo gives Blues 5-4 overtime victory over Penguins

The Pittsburgh Penguins insist they're well aware of the bumpy road ahead as the two-time defending Stanley Cup champions chase history.

Just in case, they needed a reminder, Alex Pietrangelo and the St. Louis Blues provided one.

Pietrangelo's wrist shot from just inside the left circle beat Matt Murray 1:15 into overtime to give the Blues a 5-4 victory Wednesday night in the season opener for both teams. The Blues recovered after letting a two-goal, third-period lead slip away, with Pietrangelo's shot hitting Murray's shoulder and slipping under the crossbar for his second goal of the game.

Paul Stastny had a goal and an assist for the Blues, Brayden Schenn and...