Penguins Down Montreal 5-2 - Match Report
|Penguins Down Montreal 5-2 - Match Report|
Pittsburgh earned a 5-2 victory over Montreal behind a 2-goal performance from Alex Goligoski on Wednesday at Bell Centre.
The Penguins were a -104 underdog in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.
Pittsburgh got goals from Alex Goligoski (2), Tyler Kennedy, Jordan Staal, and Kris Letang in the victory. Goligoski opened the scoring at 12:57 of the first period.
Marc-Andre Fleury turned in a 20-save effort for the Penguins.
Tomas Plekanec and David Desharnais scored for the Canadiens, finding the net behind Marc-Andre Fleury.
Montreal got a 31-stop effort from Carey Price in the loss.
On the power play, Pittsburgh went 4-for-6, while the Canadiens were 0-for-4 with the man advantage.
Pittsburgh outshot Montreal 36-22 in the game.
Next game, Pittsburgh takes its act on the road to face Boston looking for another win. For Montreal, they head home to face New York.