New Jersey vs Pittsburgh Wrap - Pittsburgh Wins 5-2
The Penguins beat New Jersey 5-2 on Sunday, earning a victory backstopped by Marc-Andre Fleury's 32 saves.
Bettors who backed the Penguins were rewarded as -180 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 5.5.
Pittsburgh got goals from Pascal Dupuis, Chris Kunitz, Evgeni Malkin, Sidney Crosby, and Jordan Staal in the victory. Kunitz opened the scoring at 1:04 of the first period.
Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 32 of 34 New Jersey shots in the victory.
Ilya Kovalchuk and Zach Parise scored for the Devils, finding the net behind Marc-Andre Fleury.
New Jersey got a 23-stop effort from Martin Brodeur in the loss.
On the power play, Pittsburgh went 0-for-4, while the Devils were 0-for-2 with the man advantage.
Pittsburgh lost the shots on goal battle to New Jersey by a margin of 34-28.
Pittsburgh looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Islanders. The Devils will aim to get back on the winning track vs Chicago.