New Jersey vs Pittsburgh Wrap - Pittsburgh Wins 2-1
|New Jersey vs Pittsburgh Wrap - Pittsburgh Wins 2-1|
The Devils came up short Monday against the Penguins, falling 2-1.
Pittsburgh was favored by -185 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Pittsburgh got goals from Chris Kunitz and Sidney Crosby in the victory. Kunitz opened the scoring at 15:41 of the first period.
Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 27 of 28 New Jersey shots in the victory.
Brian Rolston scored for the Devils, finding the net behind Marc-Andre Fleury.
Johan Hedberg stopped 32 of 34 shots for the Devils, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Pittsburgh scored 0 times on 6 chances on the power play, while New Jersey went 1-for-4 with the man advantage.
New Jersey lost the shots on goal battle to Pittsburgh by a margin of 34-28.
Next game, Pittsburgh takes its act home to face Toronto looking for another win. For New Jersey, they head on the road to face Ottawa.