Pittsburgh Skates Past Ottawa 2-1 - Recap

Pittsburgh Skates Past Ottawa 2-1 - Recap

Pittsburgh earned a 2-1 victory over Ottawa on Sunday, but needed a shootout to do it at Scotiabank Place.

The Penguins were a +100 underdog in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 5.5.

The win was clinched by Evgeni Malkin, who beat Craig Anderson in a shootout to gain the extra point in the standings for Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh got goals from James Neal in the victory. Neal opened the scoring at 13:31 of the first period.

Marc-Andre Fleury turned in a 31-save effort for the Penguins.

Colin Greening scored for the Senators, finding the net behind Marc-Andre Fleury.

Craig Anderson stopped 33 of 34 shots for the Senators, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

On the power play, Pittsburgh went 0-for-5, while the Senators were 0-for-2 with the man advantage.

Ottawa lost the shots on goal battle to Pittsburgh by a margin of 34-32.

Next game, Pittsburgh takes its act home to face New York looking for another win. For Ottawa, they head home to face Washington.