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Penguins Down Tampa Bay 3-2 - Match Report

Penguins Down Tampa Bay 3-2 - Match Report

Pittsburgh skated to a 3-2 victory over Tampa Bay on Wednesday in NHL action at St. Pete Times Forum.

Bettors who backed the Penguins were rewarded as +135 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go PUSH the closing total of 5.

Arron Asham, James Neal, and Tyler Kennedy each scored for the Penguins in the victory. Kennedy opened the scoring for Pittsburgh, finding the back of the net at 8:14 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Zbynek Michalek and Mark Letestu.

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

Martin St. Louis and Sean Bergenheim scored for the Lightning, finding the net behind Marc-Andre Fleury.

Tampa Bay got a 50-stop effort from Dwayne Roloson in the loss.

On the power play, Pittsburgh went 1-for-3, while the Lightning were 0-for-4 with the man advantage.

Tampa Bay lost the shots on goal battle to Pittsburgh by a margin of 53-31.