Toronto Falls 6-5 to Penguins - Recap
|Toronto Falls 6-5 to Penguins - Recap|
It came down to a shootout and Marc-Andre Fleury foiled the opposition in a 6-5 victory for Pittsburgh over Toronto Saturday.
Pittsburgh won as a +130 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
The win was clinched by Alex Kovalev, who beat James Reimer in a shootout to gain the extra point in the standings for Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh got goals from Alex Kovalev, Michael Rupp, Max Talbot, Mark Letestu, and Dustin Jeffrey in the victory. Kovalev opened the scoring at 19:13 of the first period.
Marc-Andre Fleury turned in a 26-save effort for the Penguins.
Joffrey Lupul (2), Colby Armstrong, Dion Phaneuf, and Clarke MacArthur scored for the Maple Leafs, finding the net behind Marc-Andre Fleury.
Toronto got a 35-stop effort from James Reimer in the loss.
Pittsburgh scored 1 time on 2 chances on the power play, while Toronto went 2-for-6 with the man advantage.
Toronto lost the shots on goal battle to Pittsburgh by a margin of 40-31.
Pittsburgh heads into a battle against the Maple Leafs. Toronto, meanwhile, will have their next action against Atlanta.