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Pittsburgh Ices San Jose 5-1 - Recap

Pittsburgh cruised to victory on Thursday, earning an easy 5-1 win over the Sharks at Consol Energy Centre.

The Penguins were a -110 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5.

Pittsburgh got goals from Chris Kunitz (2), Pascal Dupuis, Kris Letang, and Jayson Megna in the victory. Dupuis opened the scoring at 0:27 of the second period.

Marc-Andre Fleury turned in a 44-save effort for the Penguins.

Tomas Hertl scored for the Sharks, finding the net behind Marc-Andre Fleury.

Antti Niemi stopped 23 of 27 shots for the Sharks, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

On the power play, Pittsburgh went 1-for-2, while the Sharks were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.

San Jose outshot Pittsburgh 45-30 in the game.

Pittsburgh looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Bruins. The Sharks will aim to get back on the winning track at Carolina.