Pittsburgh Ices New York 6-4 - Recap
Pittsburgh skated to a 6-4 victory over New York on Thursday in NHL action at Nassau Coliseum.
Pittsburgh was favored by -136 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 6.
Pittsburgh got goals from Chris Kunitz, Evgeni Malkin, Sidney Crosby, Kris Letang, Brandon Sutter, and Olli Maatta in the victory. Kunitz opened the scoring at 9:32 of the first period.
Jeff Zatkoff turned in a 30-save effort for the Penguins.
Kyle Okposo, Michael Grabner, Josh Bailey, and Brock Nelson scored for the Islanders, finding the net behind Jeff Zatkoff.
Kevin Poulin stopped 23 of 28 shots for the Islanders, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Pittsburgh went 1-for-2, while the Islanders were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
Pittsburgh lost the shots on goal battle to New York by a margin of 34-29.
Next game, Pittsburgh takes its act on the road to face Dallas looking for another win. For New York, they head home to face St. Louis.