Penguins author 2 hat tricks for 1st time since ’08

Rodrigues and Rust both finished off hat tricks in the third period and the Penguins beat the Sharks 8-5 Sunday for their eighth straight win — and first since Dec. 19. According to ESPN Stats & Information research, Sunday was the first time the Penguins had two hat tricks in a single game since Dec. 11, 2008. Petr Sykora and Pascal Dupuis combined for six goals on that night.