Pittsburgh Skates Past Vancouver 3-1 - Recap
The Canucks came up short Wednesday against the Penguins, falling 3-1.
Pittsburgh was favored by -117 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Arron Asham, Max Talbot, and Sidney Crosby each scored for the Penguins in the victory. Crosby opened the scoring for Pittsburgh, finding the back of the net at 16:43 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Max Talbot and Brooks Orpik.
Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 29 of 30 Vancouver shots in the victory.
Vancouver got a goal from Dan Hamhuis in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Roberto Luongo stopped 26 of 29 shots for the Canucks, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Pittsburgh scored 0 times on 2 chances on the power play, while Vancouver went 0-for-5 with the man advantage.
Vancouver outshot Pittsburgh 30-29 in the game.
Next game, Pittsburgh takes its act home to face Carolina looking for another win. For Vancouver, they head home to face Chicago.