Crosby, Penguins trim Sabres
|Crosby, Penguins trim Sabres|
Sidney Crosby had a hat trick, including the winner in the second period to lead the Pittsburgh Penguins past the Buffalo Sabres 5-4 on Monday night.
Pittsburgh won as -140 home favorites, while the game played OVER the 5.5-goal total posted by sportsbooks.
Evgeni Malkin and Kris Letang had two assists apiece for the Penguins, as Jordan Staal and Mark Letestu also scored for Pittsburgh.
Thomas Vanek and Derek Roy put up a goal and an assist each for Buffalo, which outshot Pittsburgh 34-31 in the loss.