Penguins Down Toronto 5-4 - Match Report
It came down to a shootout and Marc-Andre Fleury foiled the opposition in a 5-4 victory for Pittsburgh over Toronto Saturday.
Bettors who backed the Penguins were rewarded as -153 favorites at sportsbooks. Over-Under bettors saw the total score go OVER the closing total of 6.
Sidney Crosby clinched the win with a shootout goal in round 2 for the Penguins. Pittsburgh got goals from Pascal Dupuis, Paul Martin, Sidney Crosby, and James Neal in the victory. Neal opened the scoring at 0:36 of the first period.
Marc-Andre Fleury turned in a 22-save effort for the Penguins.
Clarke MacArthur, Cody Franson, Phil Kessel, and James van Riemsdyk scored for the Maple Leafs, finding the net behind Marc-Andre Fleury.
Toronto got a 37-stop effort from James Reimer in the loss.
On the power play, Pittsburgh went 0-for-4, while the Maple Leafs were 2-for-3 with the man advantage.
Toronto lost the shots on goal battle to Pittsburgh by a margin of 41-26.
Pittsburgh looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Islanders. The Maple Leafs will aim to get back on the winning track at Winnipeg.