Pittsburgh Skates Past Carolina 3-0 - Recap
Pittsburgh shut out Carolina on Saturday, getting a 33-stop effort from Brent Johnson in a 3-0 win.
Pittsburgh was an underdog by -105 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Pascal Dupuis (2) and Max Talbot each scored for the Penguins in the victory. Dupuis opened the scoring for Pittsburgh, finding the back of the net at 4:18 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Sidney Crosby and Chris Kunitz.
Brent Johnson turned in a 33-save effort for the Penguins.
Carolina got a 28-stop effort from Cam Ward in the loss.
On the power play, Pittsburgh went 0-for-2, while the Hurricanes were 0-for-7 with the man advantage.
Pittsburgh lost the shots on goal battle to Carolina by a margin of 33-31.
Next game, Pittsburgh takes its act on the road to face Dallas looking for another win. For Carolina, they head on the road to face Philadelphia.