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Carolina Falls 3-2 to Penguins - Recap

Carolina Falls 3-2 to Penguins - Recap

The Penguins earned a 3-2 victory over the Hurricanes on Saturday at Consol Energy Centre.

Bettors who backed the Penguins were rewarded as -130 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 5.5.

Pascal Dupuis, Mark Letestu, and Dustin Jeffrey each scored for the Penguins in the victory. Jeffrey opened the scoring for Pittsburgh, finding the back of the net at 17:14 of the second period. The goal was assisted by Brooks Orpik.

Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 24 of 26 Carolina shots in the victory.

Sergei Samsonov and Eric Staal scored for the Hurricanes, finding the net behind Marc-Andre Fleury.

Cam Ward stopped 28 of 31 shots for the Hurricanes, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

On the power play, Pittsburgh went 1-for-4, while the Hurricanes were 0-for-5 with the man advantage.

Carolina lost the shots on goal battle to Pittsburgh by a margin of 31-26.

Pittsburgh looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Islanders. The Hurricanes will aim to get back on the winning track vs Toronto.