Pens beat Flyers 6-1 as Crosby scores 1, sets up 2

Pittsburgh Penguins' Jordan Staal (11) is hit by the puck in front of Philadelphia Flyers goalie Brian Boucher (33) during the third period of an NHL hockey game in Pittsburgh on Tuesday, Dec. 15, 2009. ((AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar))

December 15, 2009 7:16:34 PM PST
Jordan Staal scored twice and Sidney Crosby's goal and assist early in the first period amid a succession of fights lifted the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 6-1 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers on Tuesday night in a feisty renewal of an intensifying rivalry.