Penguins Down Nashville 3-1 - Match Report
|Penguins Down Nashville 3-1 - Match Report|
Pittsburgh earned a 3-1 victory over Nashville behind a 2-goal performance from Matt Niskanen on Tuesday at Bridgestone Arena.
Pittsburgh was favored by -127 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Pittsburgh got goals from Matt Niskanen (2) and Chris Kunitz in the victory. Niskanen opened the scoring at 0:27 of the second period.
Marc-Andre Fleury turned in a 18-save effort for the Penguins.
Nashville got a goal from Patric Hornqvist in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Nashville got a 16-stop effort from Pekka Rinne in the loss.
On the power play, Pittsburgh went 1-for-5, while the Predators were 0-for-4 with the man advantage.
Next game, Pittsburgh takes its act on the road to face San Jose looking for another win. For Nashville, they head home to face St. Louis.