Ottawa Falls 5-1 to Penguins - Recap

Ottawa couldn't hang with the Penguins on Tuesday as Pittsburgh blasted the Senators 5-1 at Scotiabank Place.

The Penguins were a -125 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.

Pittsburgh got goals from Matt Cooke, Zbynek Michalek, Tyler Kennedy, Jordan Staal, and Ben Lovejoy in the victory. Kennedy opened the scoring at 9:14 of the first period.

Brent Johnson turned in a 21-save effort for the Penguins.

Ryan Shannon scored for the Senators, finding the net behind Brent Johnson.

Ottawa got a 36-stop effort from Craig Anderson in the loss.

On the power play, Pittsburgh went 0-for-5, while the Senators were 1-for-4 with the man advantage.

Ottawa lost the shots on goal battle to Pittsburgh by a margin of 41-22.

Pittsburgh heads into a battle against the Rangers. Ottawa, meanwhile, will have their next action against New Jersey.