Pittsburgh Ices Buffalo 5-2 - Recap
Pittsburgh skated to a 5-2 victory over Buffalo on Saturday in NHL action at HSBC Arena.
The Penguins were a +100 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5.
Matt Cooke, Arron Asham, Michael Rupp, Alex Goligoski, and Dustin Jeffrey each scored for the Penguins in the victory. Jeffrey opened the scoring for Pittsburgh, finding the back of the net at 6:43 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Ben Lovejoy and Craig Adams.
Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 34 of 36 Buffalo shots in the victory.
Buffalo got goals from Jason Pominville and Tyler Ennis in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Ryan Miller stopped 19 of 23 shots for the Sabres, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Pittsburgh went 0-for-4, while the Sabres were 1-for-5 with the man advantage.
Pittsburgh lost the shots on goal battle to Buffalo by a margin of 36-24.
Next game, Pittsburgh takes its act on the road to face Philadelphia looking for another win. For Buffalo, they head home to face Boston.