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Pittsburgh Skates Past New Jersey 3-1 - Recap

The Penguins beat New Jersey 3-1 on Monday, earning a victory backstopped by Brent Johnson's Brent JohnsonSaves saves.

The Penguins were a +115 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 5.5.

Pittsburgh got goals from Paul Martin, Mark Letestu, and Alex Goligoski in the victory. Goligoski opened the scoring at 18:56 of the first period.

Brent Johnson turned in a 30-save effort for the Penguins.

New Jersey got a goal from Patrik Elias in the loss, but it wasn't enough.

New Jersey got a 28-stop effort from Martin Brodeur in the loss.

On the power play, Pittsburgh went 1-for-6, while the Devils were 0-for-2 with the man advantage.

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