The Pittsburgh Penguins can close out their first-round NHL playoff series against the New York Islanders on Saturday night as those teams do battle in Game 6 of the best-of-seven set.
Pittsburgh took a 3-2 series lead in Game 5 on Thursday night with a 4-0 home victory as a -230 favorite on the NHL betting lines at the sportsbooks. Tomas Vokoun made 31 saves for the Penguins in that win, and Sidney Crosby had two points.
Supporters of the Penguins have seen them go 36-12 so far this season, while the Islanders are at 24-17-7. In totals betting, the Islanders are 26-21-1, while the Penguins are 23-24-1.