Recap - Penguins Defeat New York 3-1
|Recap - Penguins Defeat New York 3-1|
The Penguins earned a 3-1 victory over the Rangers on Monday at Madison Square Garden.
Pittsburgh was favored by -107 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Max Talbot, Chris Conner, and Kris Letang each scored for the Penguins in the victory. Talbot opened the scoring for Pittsburgh, finding the back of the net at 5:10 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Pascal Dupuis.
Marc-Andre Fleury turned in a 25-save effort for the Penguins.
Marian Gaborik scored for the Rangers, finding the net behind Marc-Andre Fleury.
Henrik Lundqvist stopped 24 of 27 shots for the Rangers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Pittsburgh went 0-for-1, while the Rangers were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
Pittsburgh outshot New York 27-26 in the game.
Pittsburgh looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Thrashers. The Rangers will aim to get back on the winning track at New York.