New York vs Pittsburgh Wrap - Pittsburgh Wins 3-2
The Penguins earned a 3-2 victory over the Islanders on Friday at Consol Energy Centre.
The Penguins were a -225 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 5.5.
Pittsburgh got goals from Michael Rupp, Alex Goligoski, and Eric Tangradi in the victory. Rupp opened the scoring at 4:07 of the second period.
Brent Johnson turned in a 22-save effort for the Penguins.
Radek Martinek and Josh Bailey scored for the Islanders, finding the net behind Brent Johnson.
New York got a 26-stop effort from Rick DiPietro in the loss.
On the power play, Pittsburgh went 1-for-8, while the Islanders were 1-for-6 with the man advantage.
New York lost the shots on goal battle to Pittsburgh by a margin of 29-24.
Next game, Pittsburgh takes its act on the road to face Philadelphia looking for another win. For New York, they head home to face Colorado.