Even quality penalty-killing can be stretched too far, as Avs show

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Phil Kessel and Kris Letang work to get the puck from Gabriel Landeskog. -- MATT SUNDAY / DKPS

For all the attention the Penguins' power play gets due to star power that could outshine Hoag's Object, it could be argued their penalty-killing is even more impressive, having been fifth in the NHL last season at 84.4 percent.

In Monday night's 4-3 overtime loss to the Avalanche at PPG Paints Arena, though, the PK was tested way too often.

Colorado converted twice on six power-play chances, including the tying goal at 13:28 of the third period.

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