Boston Falls 3-2 to Penguins - Recap
|Boston Falls 3-2 to Penguins - Recap|
Dustin Jeffrey was the difference, potting a pair for Pittsburgh on Saturday as the Penguins skated off with a 3-2 victory over the Bruins at TD Garden.
Pittsburgh was an underdog by +185 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Dustin Jeffrey (2) and Jordan Staal each scored for the Penguins in the victory. Staal opened the scoring for Pittsburgh, finding the back of the net at 10:09 of the second period. The goal was assisted by Tyler Kennedy and Matt Cooke.
Marc-Andre Fleury turned in a 29-save effort for the Penguins.
Zdeno Chara and David Krejci scored for the Bruins, finding the net behind Marc-Andre Fleury.
Boston got a 36-stop effort from Tim Thomas in the loss.
On the power play, Pittsburgh went 0-for-2, while the Bruins were 0-for-1 with the man advantage.
Boston lost the shots on goal battle to Pittsburgh by a margin of 39-31.
Next game, Pittsburgh takes its act home to face Buffalo looking for another win. For Boston, they head on the road to face Montreal.