New Jersey vs Pittsburgh Recap - Penguins Win 5-1
New Jersey couldn't hang with the Penguins on Saturday as Pittsburgh blasted the Devils 5-1 at Consol Energy Centre.
The Penguins were a -145 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5.
Pittsburgh got goals from Chris Kunitz, Sidney Crosby, Kris Letang, Brandon Sutter, and Robert Bortuzzo in the victory. Sutter opened the scoring at 2:27 of the second period.
Marc-Andre Fleury turned in a 15-save effort for the Penguins.
Andy Greene scored for the Devils, finding the net behind Marc-Andre Fleury.
New Jersey got a 25-stop effort from Martin Brodeur in the loss.
On the power play, Pittsburgh went 0-for-3, while the Devils were 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
New Jersey lost the shots on goal battle to Pittsburgh by a margin of 30-16.
Next game, Pittsburgh takes its act on the road to face Washington looking for another win. For New Jersey, they head on the road to face New York.