Dallas vs Pittsburgh Recap - Penguins Win 5-1
The battle between the Penguins and Stars didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Dallas was handed a 5-1 defeat on Tuesday at Consol Energy Centre.
Pittsburgh was favored by -157 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Pittsburgh got goals from Sidney Crosby (2), Chris Kunitz, Lee Stempniak, and Brandon Sutter in the victory. Crosby opened the scoring at 4:17 of the first period.
Jeff Zatkoff stopped 32 of 33 Dallas shots in the victory.
Tyler Seguin scored for the Stars, finding the net behind Jeff Zatkoff.
Dallas got a 27-stop effort from Kari Lehtonen in the loss.
On the power play, Pittsburgh went 0-for-3, while the Stars were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
Pittsburgh lost the shots on goal battle to Dallas by a margin of 33-32.
Next game, Pittsburgh takes its act on the road to face Detroit looking for another win. For Dallas, they head on the road to face Philadelphia.