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New York Falls 5-2 to Penguins - Recap

New York Falls 5-2 to Penguins - Recap

Pittsburgh got a pair of goals from Matt Cooke as the Penguins skated to a 5-2 victory over New York on Thursday at Madison Square Garden.

The Penguins were a -131 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5.

Pittsburgh got goals from Matt Cooke (2), Pascal Dupuis, Chris Kunitz, and Evgeni Malkin in the victory. Cooke opened the scoring at 2:54 of the first period.

Marc-Andre Fleury turned in a 29-save effort for the Penguins.

New York got goals from Marian Gaborik and Carl Hagelin in the loss, but it wasn't enough.

Martin Biron stopped 27 of 32 shots for the Rangers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

Pittsburgh scored 0 times on 4 chances on the power play, while New York went 0-for-1 with the man advantage.

New York lost the shots on goal battle to Pittsburgh by a margin of 32-31.

Next game, Pittsburgh takes its act on the road to face New Jersey looking for another win. For New York, they head home to face Colorado.