Penguins vs Predators Final: 4-3 - Recap
|Penguins vs Predators Final: 4-3 - Recap|
Sidney Crosby scored twice to lead the Penguins over Nashville 4-3 on Thursday at Bridgestone Arena.
Pittsburgh was favored by -107 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Sidney Crosby (2), Evgeni Malkin, and Kris Letang each scored for the Penguins in the victory. Malkin opened the scoring for Pittsburgh, finding the back of the net at 0:54 of the second period. The goal was assisted by Mike Comrie and Kris Letang.
Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 21 of 24 Nashville shots in the victory.
David Legwand, Cody Franson, and Patric Hornqvist scored for the Predators, finding the net behind Marc-Andre Fleury.
Nashville got a 34-stop effort from Pekka Rinne in the loss.
On the power play, Pittsburgh went 0-for-5, while the Predators were 1-for-4 with the man advantage.
Nashville lost the shots on goal battle to Pittsburgh by a margin of 38-24.
Pittsburgh looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Blues. The Predators will aim to get back on the winning track at Dallas.