Devils vs Penguins Final: 5-2 - Recap
The Penguins came up short Sunday against the Devils, falling 5-2.
New Jersey was an underdog by +103 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.
New Jersey got goals from Dainius Zubrus, Ilya Kovalchuk, Anton Volchenkov, Zach Parise, and David Clarkson in the victory. Kovalchuk opened the scoring at 2:21 of the first period.
Martin Brodeur turned in a 28-save effort for the Devils.
Evgeni Malkin and Matt Niskanen scored for the Penguins, finding the net behind Martin Brodeur.
Brent Johnson stopped 11 of 12 shots for the Penguins, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, New Jersey went 0-for-2, while the Penguins were 2-for-3 with the man advantage.
New Jersey lost the shots on goal battle to Pittsburgh by a margin of 30-25.
New Jersey heads into a battle against the Rangers. Pittsburgh, meanwhile, will have their next action against Montreal.