New York vs Pittsburgh Wrap - New York Wins 4-3
Evgeni Nabokov stopped 39 of 42 shots fired at him by Pittsburgh, as the Islanders skated to a 4-3 victory Friday at Consol Energy Centre.
New York was an underdog by +188 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Pierre-Marc Bouchard, Frans Nielsen, Matt Moulson, and Josh Bailey each scored for the Islanders in the victory. Moulson opened the scoring for New York, finding the back of the net at 10:14 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Frans Nielsen and John Tavares.
Evgeni Nabokov stopped 39 of 42 Pittsburgh shots in the victory.
Jussi Jokinen, Deryk Engelland, and Sidney Crosby scored for the Penguins, finding the net behind Evgeni Nabokov.
Jeff Zatkoff stopped 21 of 25 shots for the Penguins, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, New York went 1-for-1, while the Penguins were 0-for-5 with the man advantage.
New York lost the shots on goal battle to Pittsburgh by a margin of 42-25.
Next game, New York takes its act home to face Philadelphia looking for another win. For Pittsburgh, they head on the road to face Toronto.