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Pittsburgh Ices Philadelphia 4-1 - Recap

Pittsburgh Ices Philadelphia 4-1 - Recap

The Penguins earned a 4-1 victory over the Flyers on Thursday at Wells Fargo Center.

Pittsburgh won as a -145 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.

Jussi Jokinen, Chris Kunitz, Evgeni Malkin, and Sidney Crosby each scored for the Penguins in the victory. Jokinen opened the scoring for Pittsburgh, finding the back of the net at 9:43 of the second period. The goal was assisted by Evgeni Malkin.

Marc-Andre Fleury turned in a 24-save effort for the Penguins.

Philadelphia got a goal from Wayne Simmonds in the loss, but it wasn't enough.

Steve Mason stopped 31 of 34 shots for the Flyers, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

On the power play, Pittsburgh went 0-for-4, while the Flyers were 1-for-4 with the man advantage.

Philadelphia lost the shots on goal battle to Pittsburgh by a margin of 35-25.

Pittsburgh heads into a battle against the Canucks. Philadelphia, meanwhile, will have their next action against New York.