Tampa Bay vs Pittsburgh Recap - Penguins Win 4-3
Pittsburgh earned a 4-3 victory over Tampa Bay behind a 2-goal performance from Evgeni Malkin on Saturday at Consol Energy Centre.
Pittsburgh was favored by -165 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Evgeni Malkin (2), Sidney Crosby, and James Neal each scored for the Penguins in the victory. Crosby opened the scoring for Pittsburgh, finding the back of the net at 5:29 of the second period. The goal was assisted by Evgeni Malkin and Jeff Zatkoff.
Jeff Zatkoff turned in a 21-save effort for the Penguins.
Valtteri Filppula, Steven Stamkos, and Ondrej Palat scored for the Lightning, finding the net behind Jeff Zatkoff.
Tampa Bay got a 25-stop effort from Anders Lindback in the loss.
Pittsburgh scored 3 times on 6 chances on the power play, while Tampa Bay went 1-for-2 with the man advantage.
Pittsburgh outshot Tampa Bay 29-24 in the game.
Next game, Pittsburgh takes its act home to face St. Louis looking for another win. For Tampa Bay, they head home to face Ottawa.