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PITTSBURGH -- Evgeni Malkins favourite running mate is serving a five-game NHL suspension. No matter. The Pittsburgh Penguins star can handle things by himself when he needs to. Malkin scored in his return from a lower-body injury, Sidney Crosby added his 16th goal, and the Penguins beat the Columbus Blue Jackets 2-1 on Monday night. Pittsburgh won its sixth straight home game behind 32 saves by Marc-Andre Fleury and some vintage work by Malkin. The Russian missed Pittsburghs previous two games after hurting himself in a game-day skate on Thursday. He appeared to be just fine when he bulled his way toward the Columbus net 4:16 into the second period for his eighth goal of the season. Malkin brushed off defenceman Jack Johnson and then deftly poked a shot past the outstretched stick of goalie Curtis McElhinney. Not bad for a guy who sometimes struggles when separated from linemate James Neal, who served the first game of the suspension he received for kneeing Bostons Brad Marchand in the head during a loss on Saturday. "Theres no doubt theyre good together," Crosby said. "Theyre both really good players. When they dont have each other, theyre capable of making plays, too." Crosby pushed his point total to an NHL-best 43 when a centring pass from Pascal Dupuis deflected off Crosbys leg and into the net 8:52 into the third. "It looked like that was the only way I was going to score tonight the way it was going," Crosby said. "I had some really pretty chances that didnt go in ... that second one ended up being important for us." Matt Calvert scored with less than a minute left for Columbus, spoiling Fleurys shutout bid. McElhinney made 28 saves but the Blue Jackets struggled again in Pittsburgh. The Penguins have won all three meetings this season by a combined score of 9-3. "You never want to go 0-3 against a division rival," Calvert said. "Theyre four-point games, and you lose a lot of points in the race." Fleury was sharp when tested, though the Penguins did an excellent job of keeping the Blue Jackets from spending too much time in his face. There were few close calls by the Blue Jackets after the opening 10 minutes. Fleurys only mistake came when he narrowly missed scoring a goal into an empty net with a minute to play, inadvertently sparking a sequence that led to Calvert getting loose for his second goal of the season with 56 seconds remaining. Pittsburgh, which allowed two goals to Boston in the final minute on Saturday, didnt collapse this time. "The main thing is we got the win, got the two points," Fleury said. "Thats what matters." The Blue Jackets are hoping to take a step forward this season after moving over to the Eastern Conference following 13 mostly dismal seasons in the West. Injuries, however, have slowed their development. Columbus is missing forwards Marion Gaborik and Nathan Horton, defenceman James Wisniewski, and reigning Vezina Trophy winner Sergei Bobrovsky. Gaborik and Bobrovsky are out until after the new year. Horton is out indefinitely with a shoulder injury. The Blue Jackets had won three of four, including consecutive shutouts over Tampa Bay and Minnesota, to climb within three games of .500. They controlled play at the outset, controlling the puck for long stretches but had trouble generating solid scoring chances. "We didnt have clean shooting lanes," Columbus coach Todd Richards said. "They created a lot of second chances, it seems like they created rebounds off Macs pads, and it seems like our shots were caught or hit (Fleury) in the chest." In addition to Neal, the Penguins also played without defencemen Paul Martin, Brooks Orpik and Rob Scuderi. Orpik is sidelined indefinitely after being knocked out by Bostons Shawn Thornton on Saturday. 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Calgary finished atop the CFL standings with a 14-4 record and earned the right to host the West Division final at McMahon Stadium on Nov.MONGOMO, Equatorial Guinea - Mali and Guinea drew 1-1 at the African Cup of Nations on Wednesday and sheer luck will now decide who makes the quarterfinals.One will progress through the tournaments final tiebreaker rule — the drawing of lots — after both ended on the same points, the same goal difference and the same goals scored to tie for second in Group D.Guinea led at Mongomo Stadium through Kevin Constants 15th-minute penalty.Mali captain Seydou Keita missed a penalty at the other end two minutes later, but the Malians drew level early in the second half through forward Modibo Maigas back-post header.Ivory Coast beat Cameroon 1-0 in the other Group D game to top the group and will face top-ranked African team Algeria in the quarterfinals.But for Mali and Guinea, they have to wait until Thursday afternoon, when tournament organizers the Confederation of African Football will oversee a draw at a hotel in Malabo to decide who goes on to play Ghana.Its a cruel way to be eliminated.They are the regulations of the competition and we have to go by them, Mali coach Henryk Kasperczak said. But it doesnt work well. They (CAF) need to look at it again.Guinea coach Michel Dussuyer said neither team deserved to go out in the manner in which one of them now will — in an unlucky draww.ddddddddddddOf course I will be disappointed (if Guinea is eliminated), Dussuyer said. Its hard for each team because nobody deserves to be out of the competition ... but now it is a reality we have to face.Both teams played out their third straight 1-1 draw of the group stage, meaning nothing else could separate them.Guinea won its spot-kick at Mongomo Stadium after a shot from captain Ibrahima Traore hit defender Salif Coulibalys head and raised right hand at the same time. Constant chipped his penalty kick down the middle to put Guinea seemingly on course for the quarters.Straight after, Mali had its own penalty from Tunisian referee Said Kordi when Baissama Sankoh was also penalized for a handball. It looked even harsher on Sankoh after Maiga smashed a shot straight at him.This time the experienced Keita hit a weak, low spot-kick that Naby Yattara saved.Mali did go level two minutes into the second half when Maiga was unmarked at the back post to nod a deep cross from Abdoulay Diaby in. And Mali finished stronger as Guinea lost captain and playmaker Traore to a right ankle injury around an hour in.The decisive break didnt come, though, ensuring the players have to wait nearly 24 hours to see if they are into the last eight of the African championship. ' ' '

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