Pittsburgh vs New Jersey Recap - Devils Win 2-1
The Penguins came up short Friday against the Devils, falling 2-1.
New Jersey was favored by -150 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.
New Jersey got goals from Ilya Kovalchuk and Travis Zajac in the victory. Zajac opened the scoring at 3:43 of the second period.
Martin Brodeur turned in a 25-save effort for the Devils.
Tyler Kennedy scored for the Penguins, finding the net behind Martin Brodeur.
Brent Johnson stopped 28 of 30 shots for the Penguins, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, New Jersey went 1-for-1, while the Penguins were 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
Pittsburgh lost the shots on goal battle to New Jersey by a margin of 30-26.
New Jersey looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Islanders. The Penguins will aim to get back on the winning track at Boston.