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Los Angeles, CA (Sports Network) - Evgeni Malkin scored twice, including the winner in overtime to cap a historic night, as the Pittsburgh Penguins defeated the Los Angeles Kings, 4-3, in overtime at Staples Center.

Malkin has now scored a goal in his first six NHL games, matching an 89-year- old record. He became the first player to do it since the NHL's debut season of 1917-18. That season the trio of Cy Denneny, Newsy Lalonde and Joe Malone all accomplished the feat.

"I don't think (Malkin's play has) surprised anyone in this locker room," said Pittsburgh's Sidney Crosby. "There is a lot of anticipation for him playing this year and obviously with what he had to do to get here first of all and then his injury...he's proved himself even more than what people expected with his play."

Fellow rookie Jordan Staal also scored while Noah Welch netted his first goal of the season for the Penguins, who have won five games in a row for the first time since the 2001-02 season, when they won six straight.

Marc-Andre Fleury made 24 saves as the Penguins beat the Kings for the first time in nine games.

Mike Cammalleri, Dustin Brown and Rob Blake all scored for the Kings, who have dropped six of their last seven games. Dan Cloutier allowed four goals on 23 shots faced in the loss.

"I don't that there's any disappointment from us on individual play," said Kings head coach Marc Crawford. "We don't like getting beat by anybody. It was an opportunity for us to get an extra point with the overtime."

Kings captain Mattias Norstrom had a rough game for LA.

He was involved in the Penguins third-period equalizer that made the score 3-3. Seven seconds after failing to score on a power play, Welch sent the puck towards the net from the left circle and the disc hit off of Norstrom's skate and in at 7:47 of the frame.

Norstrom then took a tripping penalty in overtime, which set up Malkin's second tally. Sergei Gonchar whistled a shot from the left point, which Cloutier turned aside. However, the rebound came right out to Malkin, who slammed home the rebound from the low right circle at the 2:45 mark.

Malkin's historic goal gave Pittsburgh a 2-1 lead in the first. After a steal behind LA's net, Malkin got the puck inside the left circle and the 20-year- old fired the disc past Cloutier's glove at 8:29.

Cammalleri had given the Kings a 1-0 lead just 25 seconds into the game, but Staal netted the equalizer just 50 seconds later.

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