Columbus Falls 4-2 to Penguins - Recap
|Columbus Falls 4-2 to Penguins - Recap|
The Penguins beat Columbus 4-2 on Sunday, earning a victory backstopped by Brad Thiessen's 22 saves.
Pittsburgh was favored by -275 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Pittsburgh got goals from Pascal Dupuis, Evgeni Malkin, Kris Letang, and Joe Vitale in the victory. Malkin opened the scoring at 19:12 of the second period.
Brad Thiessen turned in a 22-save effort for the Penguins.
Vinny Prospal and Rick Nash scored for the Blue Jackets, finding the net behind Brad Thiessen.
Columbus got a 36-stop effort from Curtis Sanford in the loss.
On the power play, Pittsburgh went 2-for-5, while the Blue Jackets were 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
Columbus lost the shots on goal battle to Pittsburgh by a margin of 40-24.
Next game, Pittsburgh takes its act on the road to face Dallas looking for another win. For Columbus, they head home to face Detroit.