Same old story, all-too-familiar ending: Penguins lose to Dallas, 4-1

The Pittsburgh Penguins have talked a lot about how important it is to be consistent, but the plain truth is that they actually have been through the first six games of this season.

Consider their 4-1 loss to Dallas at PPG Paints Arena Tuesday evening.

They failed to hold a lead. Again.

Had a game get away from them in the second period. Again.

Were unable to score on the power play. Again.

The only difference this time was that they lost to a team that qualified for the Stanley Cup playoffs last spring.

The defeat was the Penguins’ third in a row and dropped their record to 2-4.

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