Pittsburgh vs Buffalo Wrap - Buffalo Wins 6-2
The battle between the Sabres and Penguins didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Pittsburgh was handed a 6-2 defeat on Sunday at First Niagara Center.
Buffalo was an underdog by +119 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Buffalo got goals from Derek Roy (2), Jason Pominville, Paul Gaustad, Drew Stafford, and Tyler Ennis in the victory. Pominville opened the scoring at 0:52 of the first period.
Ryan Miller stopped 24 of 26 Pittsburgh shots in the victory.
Pittsburgh got goals from Deryk Engelland and Jordan Staal in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Brent Johnson stopped 9 of 12 shots for the Penguins, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Buffalo went 0-for-5, while the Penguins were 1-for-4 with the man advantage.
Pittsburgh outshot Buffalo 26-24 in the game.
Buffalo heads into a battle against the Islanders. Pittsburgh, meanwhile, will have their next action against New York.