Wild vs Penguins Final: 4-0 - Recap
|Wild vs Penguins Final: 4-0 - Recap|
The battle between the Wild and Penguins didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Pittsburgh was handed a 4-0 defeat on Saturday at Xcel Energy Center.
Minnesota was favored by -110 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 5.
Minnesota got goals from Cody McCormick, Stephane Veilleux, Mikko Koivu, and Erik Haula in the victory. Haula opened the scoring at 1:42 of the first period.
Ilya Bryzgalov turned in a 20-save effort for the Wild.
Pittsburgh got a 16-stop effort from Jeff Zatkoff in the loss.
On the power play, Minnesota went 0-for-2, while the Penguins were 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
Minnesota looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Jets. The Penguins will aim to get back on the winning track at Colorado.