Montreal Falls 5-1 to Penguins - Recap
|Montreal Falls 5-1 to Penguins - Recap|
Pittsburgh cruised to victory on Wednesday, earning an easy 5-1 win over the Canadiens at Consol Energy Centre.
Pittsburgh won as a -190 favorite, while Over-Under bettors who played OVER the total of 5.5 were rewarded at the payout window.
Pittsburgh got goals from Jussi Jokinen (2), Taylor Pyatt, Evgeni Malkin, and Sidney Crosby in the victory. Jokinen opened the scoring at 8:48 of the first period.
Marc-Andre Fleury turned in a 23-save effort for the Penguins.
Montreal got a goal from Rene Bourque in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Carey Price stopped 16 of 21 shots for the Canadiens, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Pittsburgh went 2-for-5, while the Canadiens were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
Montreal lost the shots on goal battle to Pittsburgh by a margin of 31-24.
Next game, Pittsburgh takes its act on the road to face New York looking for another win. For Montreal, they head on the road to face Detroit.