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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.