Penguins put away Red Wings with two goals in third period

Ted Kulfan
The Detroit News
Penguins' Bryan Rust, right, scores on Red Wings goaltender Jonathan Bernier during the second period.

The Red Wings lost to the Penguins, 4-2, on Wednesday night in a preseason game in Pittsburgh.

Ryan Kuffner and Mike Green scored for the Wings, who were tied 2-2 after two periods after Green scored at 17:23 of the second period.

But Pittsburgh’s Dominik Simon and Sidney Crosby scored third-period goals for the Penguins.

Brandon Tanev and Bryan Rust (Troy) added Penguins goals.

BOX SCORE: Penguins 4, Red Wings 2

Goalie Jonathan Bernier stopped 27 shots for the Wings, who were outshot 31-29.

The Wings were 0-for-4 on the power play, the Penguins 0-for-5.

The Wings lost forward Jacob de la Rose to a lower body injury midway in the game.