New York vs Pittsburgh Wrap - Pittsburgh Wins 5-2
Pittsburgh got a 35-save performance from Marc-Andre Fleury as the Penguins handed New York a 5-2 loss on Thursday at Consol Energy Centre.
Pittsburgh was favored by -168 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Richard Park, Chris Kunitz, Evgeni Malkin, Tyler Kennedy, and Kris Letang each scored for the Penguins in the victory. Kunitz opened the scoring for Pittsburgh, finding the back of the net at 1:11 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Kris Letang and Evgeni Malkin.
Marc-Andre Fleury turned in a 35-save effort for the Penguins.
New York got goals from Brandon Dubinsky and Artem Anisimov in the loss, but it wasn't enough.
New York got a 27-stop effort from Martin Biron in the loss.
On the power play, Pittsburgh went 0-for-1, while the Rangers were 1-for-6 with the man advantage.
Pittsburgh lost the shots on goal battle to New York by a margin of 37-32.
Next game, Pittsburgh takes its act home to face Philadelphia looking for another win. For New York, they head home to face Washington.