Calgary Falls 2-1 to Penguins - Recap

Calgary Falls 2-1 to Penguins - Recap

Pittsburgh skated to a 2-1 victory over Calgary on Saturday in NHL action at Scotiabank Saddledome.

Pittsburgh won as a -188 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Pittsburgh got goals from Chris Kunitz and Matt Niskanen in the victory. Kunitz opened the scoring at 16:34 of the first period.

Marc-Andre Fleury turned in a 27-save effort for the Penguins.

Calgary got a goal from Mikael Backlund in the loss, but it wasn't enough.

Reto Berra stopped 24 of 26 shots for the Flames, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

On the power play, Pittsburgh went 0-for-3, while the Flames were 0-for-5 with the man advantage.

Pittsburgh lost the shots on goal battle to Calgary by a margin of 28-26.

Next game, Pittsburgh takes its act home to face Washington looking for another win. For Calgary, they head on the road to face Carolina.