A shortside power-play goal by Brandon Dubinsky, his 11th, with an assist from Henrik Lundqvist, his first of the season, provided a brief cushion. But two defensive breakdowns spelled second-period doom.
Dan Girardi, playing with seven stitches between his eyes from being hit with the puck in Pittsburgh, lost the puck to Nathan Horton along the boards, and he found Milan Lucic alone in front, and Lucic wnet five hole at 11:09.
Then Tyler Seguin flipped the puck past Matt Gilroy in the neutral zone, sped down the right side and picked the top corner. Seguin was the 2nd overall pick in the July draft. It was his fourth of the season.