Pittsburgh Ices Detroit 4-3 - Recap
|Pittsburgh Ices Detroit 4-3 - Recap|
Pittsburgh earned a 4-3 victory over Detroit on Wednesday, but needed a shootout to do it at Consol Energy Centre.
Pittsburgh was favored by -171 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Jussi Jokinen clinched the win with a shootout goal in round 3 for the Penguins. Pittsburgh got goals from James Neal (2) and Jussi Jokinen in the victory. Neal opened the scoring at 9:03 of the second period.
Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 34 of 37 Detroit shots in the victory.
Detroit got goals from Jakub Kindl, Riley Sheahan, and Tomas Jurco in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Detroit got a 21-stop effort from Jonas Gustavsson in the loss.
On the power play, Pittsburgh went 2-for-4, while the Red Wings were 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
Pittsburgh lost the shots on goal battle to Detroit by a margin of 37-24.
Next game, Pittsburgh takes its act home to face Philadelphia looking for another win. For Detroit, they head home to face Carolina.