New York vs Pittsburgh Wrap - New York Wins 4-3
New York needed a shootout to earn a 4-3 victory over Pittsburgh on Friday in NHL action at Consol Energy Centre.
New York won as a +152 underdog, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Brad Richards clinched the win with a shootout goal in round 3 for the Rangers. New York got goals from Benoit Pouliot (2) and Dan Girardi in the victory. Pouliot opened the scoring at 1:04 of the first period.
Henrik Lundqvist stopped 26 of 29 Pittsburgh shots in the victory.
Evgeni Malkin, James Neal, and Olli Maatta scored for the Penguins, finding the net behind Henrik Lundqvist.
Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 38 of 41 shots for the Penguins, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, New York went 2-for-5, while the Penguins were 2-for-4 with the man advantage.
New York outshot Pittsburgh 41-29 in the game.
New York looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Blackhawks. The Penguins will aim to get back on the winning track vs Montreal.