PITTSBURGH — The names in the lineup change. The results when the Pittsburgh Penguins face the Tampa Bay Lightning do not.

Sidney Crosby is out with the mumps. Forward Beau Bennett likely has the mumps, too. Another handful of regulars are wearing suits instead of game sweaters. And yet it doesn’t seem to matter.

Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 28 shots, Bryan Rust and Biddeford’s Brian Dumoulin scored their first NHL goals and Penguins beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 4-2 on Monday night.

“I think it was really important for us to show the young guys in the lineup and guys coming in with injuries we can still play together as a team and come out with a victory,” Dumoulin said.

Brandon Sutter added a short-handed goal and Steve Downie had a goal and an assist as the Penguins beat the Lightning for the 10th straight time. Sutter outplayed Tampa Bay star center Steven Stamkos, limiting Stamkos to just one shot in 19 minutes of ice time. The Lightning have dropped four of five.

“I’m getting a little tired of losing, period,” Tampa Bay Coach Jon Cooper said. “I thought we carried the play for a lot of the game to be honest. We scored three goals on ourselves, three. They scored four, three went off us (into) the net.”

ISLANDERS 3, DEVILS 2: Josh Bailey scored the winning goal in the fifth round of the shootout, and New York rallied in the third period for the second straight game in a win at Uniondale, New York.

Bailey fired a shot between the pads of Long Island native Keith Kincaid, who was trying for his first NHL victory in front of nearly two dozen family members.

He was in line for the win until Matt Martin scored the tying goal with 4:15 left. Bailey also scored in the second period, and Kyle Okposo added a shootout goal for the Islanders.

SABRES 5, SENATORS 4: Matt Moulson scored the only goal of the shootout to lift Buffalo to a sixth straight home win.

Moulson and Rasmus Ristolainen also scored in regulation for Buffalo, and Brian Flynn and Marcus Foligno each had a goal and an assist.


OILERS: Dallas Eakins was fired as coach at Edmonton, which has lost 15 of 16 games and are well on the way to missing the playoffs for the ninth straight season.

General Manager Craig MacTavish will coach the team until the job is given to Todd Nelson, who is being promoted to interim head coach from Edmonton’s American Hockey League affiliate in Oklahoma City.

Nelson, a former member of the Portland Pirates, was part of Portland’s 1994 team that won the Calder Cup.

In 2007, Nelson was elected to the Pirates’ Hall of Fame.

The Oilers, once the jewel of the NHL, won five Stanley Cups between 1984 and 1990. Now, MacTavish said, all aspects of the organization, including him, remain under scrutiny.

KINGS: A judge ruled defenseman Slava Voynov should stand trial on a felony domestic violence charge.

Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Hector M. Guzman ruled there was enough evidence again Voynov to allow the case to proceed.

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