Penguins vs Rangers Final: 2-1 - Recap
|Penguins vs Rangers Final: 2-1 - Recap|
The Rangers came up short Friday against the Penguins, falling 2-1 in a shootout.
The Penguins were a -129 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 5.
Jussi Jokinen potted the shootout winner for Pittsburgh. Pittsburgh got goals from Jussi Jokinen in the victory. Jokinen opened the scoring at 0:30 of the third period.
Marc-Andre Fleury turned in a 34-save effort for the Penguins.
Rick Nash scored for the Rangers, finding the net behind Marc-Andre Fleury.
Henrik Lundqvist stopped 26 of 27 shots for the Rangers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Pittsburgh went 0-for-2, while the Rangers were 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
Pittsburgh lost the shots on goal battle to New York by a margin of 35-27.
Pittsburgh heads into a battle against the Hurricanes. New York, meanwhile, will have their next action against Carolina.