Recap - Islanders Defeat Pittsburgh 2-1

Recap - Islanders Defeat Pittsburgh 2-1

It came down to a shootout and Rick DiPietro foiled the opposition in a 2-1 victory for New York over Pittsburgh Wednesday.

The Islanders were a +183 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 5.5.

The win was clinched by P.A. Parenteau, who beat Marc-Andre Fleury in a shootout to gain the extra point in the standings for New York. New York got goals from Josh Bailey in the victory. Bailey opened the scoring at 0:34 of the second period.

Rick DiPietro turned in a 37-save effort for the Islanders.

Chris Conner scored for the Penguins, finding the net behind Rick DiPietro.

Pittsburgh got a 25-stop effort from Marc-Andre Fleury in the loss.

On the power play, New York went 0-for-3, while the Penguins were 0-for-2 with the man advantage.

New York lost the shots on goal battle to Pittsburgh by a margin of 38-26.

New York heads into a battle against the Red Wings. Pittsburgh, meanwhile, will have their next action against Washington.