Philadelphia Skates Past Pittsburgh 3-2 - Recap
Claude Giroux scored twice to lead the Flyers over Pittsburgh 3-2 on Friday at Consol Energy Centre.
Bettors who backed the Flyers were rewarded as +120 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 5.5.
Philadelphia got goals from Claude Giroux (2) and Dan Carcillo in the victory. Giroux opened the scoring at 5:20 of the second period.
Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 26 of 28 Pittsburgh shots in the victory.
Pittsburgh got goals from Tyler Kennedy and Kris Letang in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 21 of 24 shots for the Penguins, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Philadelphia scored 1 time on 5 chances on the power play, while Pittsburgh went 0-for-6 with the man advantage.
Philadelphia lost the shots on goal battle to Pittsburgh by a margin of 28-24.
Philadelphia 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 Carolina.