Recap - Penguins Defeat Vancouver 4-3
The Canucks came up short Saturday against the Penguins, falling 4-3 in a shootout.
Pittsburgh won as a -153 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
The win was clinched by Evgeni Malkin, who beat Roberto Luongo in a shootout to gain the extra point in the standings for Pittsburgh. Chris Kunitz, Sidney Crosby, and Olli Maatta each scored for the Penguins in the victory. Crosby opened the scoring for Pittsburgh, finding the back of the net at 15:44 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Chris Kunitz and Pascal Dupuis.
Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 36 of 39 Vancouver shots in the victory.
Brad Richardson, Alexander Edler, and Zack Kassian scored for the Canucks, finding the net behind Marc-Andre Fleury.
Vancouver got a 25-stop effort from Roberto Luongo in the loss.
Pittsburgh scored 1 time on 4 chances on the power play, while Vancouver went 0-for-1 with the man advantage.
Pittsburgh lost the shots on goal battle to Vancouver by a margin of 39-28.
Pittsburgh looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Avalanche. The Canucks will aim to get back on the winning track at Columbus.