Pittsburgh vs Vancouver Wrap - Pittsburgh Wins 4-3
Pittsburgh earned a 4-3 victory over Vancouver on Thursday, but needed a shootout to do it at Rogers Arena.
Pittsburgh was an underdog by +130 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Evgeni Malkin clinched the win with a shootout goal in round 2 for the Penguins. Pittsburgh got goals from Matt Cooke (2) and James Neal in the victory. Neal opened the scoring at 5:04 of the first period.
Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 33 of 36 Vancouver shots in the victory.
Daniel Sedin, Keith Ballard, and Maxim Lapierre scored for the Canucks, finding the net behind Marc-Andre Fleury.
Roberto Luongo stopped 25 of 28 shots for the Canucks, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Pittsburgh went 2-for-3, while the Canucks were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
Vancouver outshot Pittsburgh 36-28 in the game.
Next game, Pittsburgh takes its act on the road to face Calgary looking for another win. For Vancouver, they head on the road to face Columbus.