Penguins Down Minnesota 4-2 - Match Report
|Penguins Down Minnesota 4-2 - Match Report|
The Penguins beat Minnesota 4-2 on Tuesday, earning a victory backstopped by Brent Johnson's 24 saves.
Pittsburgh was an underdog by +115 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Pittsburgh got goals from Pascal Dupuis, Chris Kunitz, James Neal, and Jordan Staal in the victory. Kunitz opened the scoring at 0:46 of the second period.
Brent Johnson stopped 24 of 26 Minnesota shots in the victory.
Guillaume Latendresse and Cal Clutterbuck scored for the Wild, finding the net behind Brent Johnson.
Minnesota got a 21-stop effort from Niklas Backstrom in the loss.
Pittsburgh scored 1 time on 2 chances on the power play, while Minnesota went 0-for-5 with the man advantage.
Pittsburgh lost the shots on goal battle to Minnesota by a margin of 26-25.
Next game, Pittsburgh takes its act home to face Montreal looking for another win. For Minnesota, they head on the road to face Edmonton.