Pittsburgh Skates Past New York 4-3 - Recap
Chris Kunitz was the difference, potting a pair for Pittsburgh on Friday as the Penguins skated off with a 4-3 victory over the Islanders at Consol Energy Centre.
The Penguins were a -210 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5.
Pittsburgh got goals from Chris Kunitz (2), Evgeni Malkin, and Sidney Crosby in the victory. Kunitz opened the scoring at 4:04 of the first period.
Jeff Zatkoff stopped 32 of 35 New York shots in the victory.
New York got goals from Thomas Vanek (2) and Colin McDonald in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
New York got a 30-stop effort from Kevin Poulin in the loss.
Pittsburgh scored 2 times on 4 chances on the power play, while New York went 0-for-6 with the man advantage.
Pittsburgh lost the shots on goal battle to New York by a margin of 35-34.
Next game, Pittsburgh takes its act on the road to face Montreal looking for another win. For New York, they head on the road to face Philadelphia.