Pittsburgh Falls 5-3 to Islanders - Recap
|Pittsburgh Falls 5-3 to Islanders - Recap|
New York earned a 5-3 victory over Pittsburgh behind a 2-goal performance from Kyle Okposo on Thursday at Nassau Coliseum.
The Islanders were a +170 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5.
New York got goals from Kyle Okposo (2), Josh Bailey (2), and Marty Reasoner in the victory. Reasoner opened the scoring at 11:07 of the first period.
Al Montoya turned in a 26-save effort for the Islanders.
Pascal Dupuis, Evgeni Malkin, and Jordan Staal scored for the Penguins, finding the net behind Al Montoya.
Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 19 of 23 shots for the Penguins, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, New York went 1-for-4, while the Penguins were 0-for-4 with the man advantage.
Pittsburgh outshot New York 29-24 in the game.
New York heads into a battle against the Bruins. Pittsburgh, meanwhile, will have their next action against Buffalo.