Pittsburgh Ices Ottawa 4-2 - Recap
Pittsburgh got a pair of goals from James Neal as the Penguins skated to a 4-2 victory over Ottawa on Wednesday at Consol Energy Centre.
Pittsburgh was favored by -185 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Pittsburgh got goals from James Neal (2), Pascal Dupuis, and Sidney Crosby in the victory. Dupuis opened the scoring at 16:23 of the first period.
Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 27 of 29 Ottawa shots in the victory.
Ottawa got goals from Jim O'Brien and Stephane Da Costa in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Craig Anderson stopped 26 of 30 shots for the Senators, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Pittsburgh went 1-for-5, while the Senators were 0-for-4 with the man advantage.
Ottawa lost the shots on goal battle to Pittsburgh by a margin of 30-29.
Next game, Pittsburgh takes its act on the road to face Winnipeg looking for another win. For Ottawa, they head on the road to face Toronto.