New York Ices Pittsburgh 4-1 - Recap
|New York Ices Pittsburgh 4-1 - Recap|
The Rangers earned a 4-1 victory over the Penguins on Wednesday at Consol Energy Centre.
Bettors who backed the Rangers were rewarded as +145 underdogs at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 5.5.
New York got goals from Alexander Frolov, Brian Boyle, Erik Christensen, and Artem Anisimov in the victory. Christensen opened the scoring at 10:10 of the third period.
Henrik Lundqvist turned in a 27-save effort for the Rangers.
Evgeni Malkin scored for the Penguins, finding the net behind Henrik Lundqvist.
Brent Johnson stopped 18 of 22 shots for the Penguins, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, New York went 1-for-3, while the Penguins were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
New York lost the shots on goal battle to Pittsburgh by a margin of 28-22.
Next game, New York takes its act home to face Phoenix looking for another win. For Pittsburgh, they head home to face Phoenix.