Recap - Penguins Defeat New York 6-1
The battle between the Penguins and Islanders didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as New York was handed a 6-1 defeat on Sunday at Consol Energy Centre.
Pittsburgh was favored by -165 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
Pittsburgh got goals from Chris Kunitz (3), Pascal Dupuis (2), and James Neal in the victory. Dupuis opened the scoring at 7:10 of the first period.
Tomas Vokoun turned in a 23-save effort for the Penguins.
Brad Boyes scored for the Islanders, finding the net behind Tomas Vokoun.
Evgeni Nabokov stopped 12 of 17 shots for the Islanders, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
On the power play, Pittsburgh went 2-for-4, while the Islanders were 0-for-3 with the man advantage.
Pittsburgh outshot New York 28-24 in the game.
Pittsburgh heads into a battle against the Bruins. New York, meanwhile, will have their next action against Tampa Bay.