Florida Falls 2-1 to Penguins - Recap
|Florida Falls 2-1 to Penguins - Recap|
Pittsburgh needed a shootout to earn a 2-1 victory over Florida on Friday in NHL action at Consol Energy Centre.
Pittsburgh was favored by -215 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Evgeni Malkin clinched the win with a shootout goal in round 2 for the Penguins. Pittsburgh got goals from Steve Sullivan in the victory. Sullivan opened the scoring at 2:56 of the third period.
Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 28 of 29 Florida shots in the victory.
Tomas Fleischmann scored for the Panthers, finding the net behind Marc-Andre Fleury.
Florida got a 33-stop effort from Jose Theodore in the loss.
On the power play, Pittsburgh went 0-for-2, while the Panthers were 0-for-1 with the man advantage.
Pittsburgh outshot Florida 34-29 in the game.
Pittsburgh looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Bruins. The Panthers will aim to get back on the winning track vs Carolina.