Pittsburgh vs New York Recap - Penguins Win 3-2
|Pittsburgh vs New York Recap - Penguins Win 3-2|
Sidney Crosby was the difference, potting a pair for Pittsburgh on Tuesday as the Penguins skated off with a 3-2 victory over the Islanders at Nassau Coliseum.
The Penguins were a -160 favorite in the win. The combined score dipped UNDER the total, which closed at 5.5.
Pittsburgh got goals from Sidney Crosby (2) and James Neal in the victory. Neal opened the scoring at 19:44 of the second period.
Marc-Andre Fleury turned in a 21-save effort for the Penguins.
Kyle Okposo (2) scored for the Islanders, finding the net behind Marc-Andre Fleury.
Anders Nilsson stopped 31 of 34 shots for the Islanders, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Pittsburgh went 2-for-5, while the Islanders were 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
Pittsburgh outshot New York 34-23 in the game.
Pittsburgh looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Sharks. The Islanders will aim to get back on the winning track at St. Louis.