Ottawa vs Pittsburgh Wrap - Pittsburgh Wins 5-2
The Penguins beat Ottawa 5-2 on Monday, earning a victory backstopped by Brent Johnson's Brent JohnsonSaves saves.
Pittsburgh was favored by -160 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Pascal Dupuis, Evgeni Malkin, Sidney Crosby, Kris Letang, and Mark Letestu each scored for the Penguins in the victory. Letestu opened the scoring for Pittsburgh, finding the back of the net at 8:39 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Mike Comrie and Paul Martin.
Brent Johnson stopped 32 of 34 Ottawa shots in the victory.
Ottawa got goals from Daniel Alfredsson and Chris Campoli in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
Brian Elliott stopped 17 of 22 shots for the Senators, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Pittsburgh went 2-for-4, while the Senators were 1-for-4 with the man advantage.
Pittsburgh lost the shots on goal battle to Ottawa by a margin of 34-29.
Next game, Pittsburgh takes its act on the road to face Nashville looking for another win. For Ottawa, they head on the road to face Buffalo.