Recap - Penguins Defeat Winnipeg 4-1
|Recap - Penguins Defeat Winnipeg 4-1|
Pittsburgh skated to a 4-1 victory over Winnipeg on Friday in NHL action at MTS Centre.
Pittsburgh was favored by -135 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Pascal Dupuis, James Neal, Jordan Staal, and Joe Vitale each scored for the Penguins in the victory. Vitale opened the scoring for Pittsburgh, finding the back of the net at 13:59 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Alexandre Picard.
Marc-Andre Fleury turned in a 18-save effort for the Penguins.
Winnipeg got a goal from Alex Burmistrov in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Winnipeg got a 35-stop effort from Ondrej Pavelec in the loss.
On the power play, Pittsburgh went 1-for-4, while the Jets were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
Winnipeg lost the shots on goal battle to Pittsburgh by a margin of 39-19.
Pittsburgh looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Hurricanes. The Jets will aim to get back on the winning track at Colorado.