Clarke MacArthur

Sidney Crosby, Penguins beat Senators 3-2 to tie series

Matt Murray was back — and so was Sidney Crosby.

Crosby had a goal and an assist, Murray made 22 saves in his first start of the playoffs and the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the Ottawa Senators 3-2 on Friday night to even the Eastern Conference finals at 2-2.

Crosby had only one point as the defending champion Penguins dropped two of the first three, leading to questions about his health following a jarring concussion in the second round.

"I think he leads by example and I thought he had one of his best games tonight," Penguins coach Mike Sullivan said. "But it doesn't just stop with Sid, it goes down the bench."

Murray started for the first...

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