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Penguins vs Hurricanes Final: 4-3 - Recap

Pittsburgh skated to a 4-3 victory over Carolina on Friday in NHL action at PNC Arena.

Pittsburgh was favored by -115 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.

Pittsburgh got goals from Deryk Engelland, Sidney Crosby, James Neal, and Chris Conner in the victory. Crosby opened the scoring at 0:16 of the second period.

Marc-Andre Fleury turned in a 31-save effort for the Penguins.

Carolina got goals from Andrej Sekera, Nathan Gerbe, and Drayson Bowman in the loss, but it wasn't enough.

Justin Peters stopped 22 of 26 shots for the Hurricanes, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

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

Pittsburgh lost the shots on goal battle to Carolina by a margin of 34-26.

Pittsburgh heads into a battle against the Blue Jackets. Carolina, meanwhile, will have their next action against Toronto.