Devils Fall 5-2 Against Pittsburgh - Game Recap

Devils Fall 5-2 Against Pittsburgh - Game Recap

Pittsburgh earned a 5-2 victory over New Jersey behind a 2-goal performance from Matt Cooke on Saturday at Prudential Center.

The Penguins were a -122 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 5.5.

Matt Cooke (2), Pascal Dupuis, Evgeni Malkin, and James Neal each scored for the Penguins in the victory. Neal opened the scoring for Pittsburgh, finding the back of the net at 1:59 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Evgeni Malkin.

Marc-Andre Fleury turned in a 12-save effort for the Penguins.

New Jersey got goals from Petr Sykora and Andy Greene in the loss, but it wasn't enough.

New Jersey got a 39-stop effort from Martin Brodeur in the loss.

Pittsburgh scored 1 time on 3 chances on the power play, while New Jersey went 0-for-3 with the man advantage.

New Jersey lost the shots on goal battle to Pittsburgh by a margin of 44-14.

Pittsburgh looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Flyers. The Devils will aim to get back on the winning track at New York.