Of Guentzel's 24 goals, that's only the fifth that wasn't assisted by Sidney Crosby. That isn't to say Jake is a product of Sid... not at all. Just look at the goal he just scored. I just found it interesting that they've hooked up so much! Jake has assisted on 8 of 87's 20 #Pens
The Penguins have two more games to make this a positive west coast trip before they head into the bye week/All-Star break.
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Darcy Kuemper falls down to make the stop but passes the puck almost directly to Jake Guentzel, who nets the Penguins' second goal of the night not even a minute after the first. Pittsburgh takes a 2-1 lead.
Following a Jake Guentzel goal, Mario Lemieux's old teammate & current Penguin broadcaster, Bob Errey, had this to say of Guentzel: "He's got hands of gold. He's got the softest hands I've ever seen." Well ...