Lightning Fall 4-2 Against Pittsburgh - Game Recap
|Lightning Fall 4-2 Against Pittsburgh - Game Recap|
Evgeni Malkin scored twice to lead the Penguins over Tampa Bay 4-2 on Sunday at Consol Energy Centre.
The Penguins were a -205 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5.
Evgeni Malkin (2), Chris Kunitz, and Kris Letang each scored for the Penguins in the victory. Malkin opened the scoring for Pittsburgh, finding the back of the net at 16:15 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Kris Letang and James Neal.
Brent Johnson turned in a 21-save effort for the Penguins.
Steve Downie (2) scored for the Lightning, finding the net behind Brent Johnson.
Mathieu Garon stopped 37 of 41 shots for the Lightning, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Pittsburgh scored 1 time on 4 chances on the power play, while Tampa Bay went 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
Pittsburgh outshot Tampa Bay 41-23 in the game.
Pittsburgh heads into a battle against the Ducks. Tampa Bay, meanwhile, will have their next action against Ottawa.