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Lightning Fall 5-3 Against Pittsburgh - Game Recap

Sidney Crosby scored a pair of goals against the Lightning as Pittsburgh handed Tampa Bay a 5-3 defeat on Sunday at Consol Energy Centre.

The Penguins were a -170 favorite in the win. The combined score went OVER the total, which closed at 6.

Pittsburgh got goals from Sidney Crosby (2), Matt Cooke, Paul Martin, and Beau Bennett in the victory. Crosby opened the scoring at 1:16 of the first period.

Marc-Andre Fleury turned in a 27-save effort for the Penguins.

Eric Brewer, Steven Stamkos, and Cory Conacher scored for the Lightning, finding the net behind Marc-Andre Fleury.

Mathieu Garon stopped 10 of 11 shots for the Lightning, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.

On the power play, Pittsburgh went 1-for-2, while the Lightning were 1-for-2 with the man advantage.

Tampa Bay outshot Pittsburgh 30-22 in the game.

Pittsburgh heads into a battle against the Panthers. Tampa Bay, meanwhile, will have their next action against Buffalo.