Penguins power past slumping Blue Jackets 4-1

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Penguins downplayed the idea they tried to send a message during a decisive 4-1 victory over the Columbus Blue Jackets on Tuesday night, a win that gave the defending Stanley Cup champions the inside track on home-ice advantage when the teams meet in the playoffs next week.

  • Written by WILL GRAVES , AP Sports Writer