Pittsburgh Falls 5-3 to Islanders - Recap
|Pittsburgh Falls 5-3 to Islanders - Recap|
New York got a pair of goals from Frans Nielsen as the Islanders skated to a 5-3 victory over Pittsburgh on Tuesday at Consol Energy Centre.
New York won as a +230 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
New York got goals from Frans Nielsen (2), Kyle Okposo, Michael Grabner, and David Ullstrom in the victory. Nielsen opened the scoring at 3:12 of the first period.
Evgeni Nabokov stopped 30 of 32 Pittsburgh shots in the victory.
James Neal (2) and Tyler Kennedy scored for the Penguins, finding the net behind Evgeni Nabokov.
Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 13 of 18 shots for the Penguins, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, New York went 1-for-4, while the Penguins were 1-for-3 with the man advantage.
New York lost the shots on goal battle to Pittsburgh by a margin of 54-25.