Recap - Penguins Defeat New York 5-0
|Recap - Penguins Defeat New York 5-0|
Pittsburgh cruised to victory on Monday, earning an easy 5-0 win over the Islanders at Consol Energy Centre.
Bettors who backed the Penguins were rewarded as -255 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go UNDER the closing total of 5.5.
Pittsburgh got goals from Sidney Crosby (2), Steve Sullivan, Brooks Orpik, and Evgeni Malkin in the victory. Crosby opened the scoring at 5:24 of the first period.
Marc-Andre Fleury turned in a 29-save effort for the Penguins.
New York got a 31-stop effort from Anders Nilsson in the loss.
Pittsburgh scored 1 time on 4 chances on the power play, while New York went 0-for-5 with the man advantage.
New York lost the shots on goal battle to Pittsburgh by a margin of 36-29.
Pittsburgh looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Blues. The Islanders will aim to get back on the winning track vs Philadelphia.