Penguins Down Boston 5-3 - Match Report
|Penguins Down Boston 5-3 - Match Report|
Pittsburgh earned a 5-3 victory over Boston behind a 2-goal performance from Sidney Crosby on Tuesday at TD Garden.
Pittsburgh won as a -112 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 6 were rewarded at the payout window.
Sidney Crosby (2), Arron Asham, Paul Martin, and James Neal each scored for the Penguins in the victory. Crosby opened the scoring for Pittsburgh, finding the back of the net at 7:41 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Pascal Dupuis and Kris Letang.
Brent Johnson stopped 26 of 29 Boston shots in the victory.
Boston got goals from Benoit Pouliot, Rich Peverley, and Milan Lucic in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Marty Turco stopped 22 of 27 shots for the Bruins, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Pittsburgh scored 2 times on 4 chances on the power play, while Boston went 0-for-1 with the man advantage.
Boston outshot Pittsburgh 29-27 in the game.
Next game, Pittsburgh takes its act home to face New York looking for another win. For Boston, they head on the road to face Ottawa.