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Recap - Penguins Defeat Carolina 5-3

Recap - Penguins Defeat Carolina 5-3

Pittsburgh skated to a 5-3 victory over Carolina on Tuesday in NHL action at PNC Arena.

Pittsburgh won as a -160 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Pittsburgh got goals from Brenden Morrow, Pascal Dupuis, Evgeni Malkin, Robert Bortuzzo, and Beau Bennett in the victory. Bortuzzo opened the scoring at 5:38 of the first period.

Marc-Andre Fleury turned in a 25-save effort for the Penguins.

Carolina got goals from Joe Corvo, Bobby Sanguinetti, and Riley Nash in the loss, but it wasn't enough.

Justin Peters stopped 28 of 32 shots for the Hurricanes, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

On the power play, Pittsburgh went 0-for-2, while the Hurricanes were 1-for-2 with the man advantage.

Pittsburgh outshot Carolina 33-28 in the game.

Pittsburgh looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Lightning. The Hurricanes will aim to get back on the winning track at Washington.