Ottawa Falls 6-2 to Penguins - Recap
The battle between the Penguins and Senators didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Ottawa was handed a 6-2 defeat on Friday at Consol Energy Centre.
Pittsburgh was favored by -220 and came through for bettors backing them. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 5.5.
James Neal (3), Brenden Morrow, Evgeni Malkin, and Kris Letang each scored for the Penguins in the victory. Morrow opened the scoring for Pittsburgh, finding the back of the net at 6:25 of the first period. The goal was assisted by Mark Eaton and Matt Cooke.
Tomas Vokoun turned in a 29-save effort for the Penguins.
Milan Michalek and Kyle Turris scored for the Senators, finding the net behind Tomas Vokoun.
Craig Anderson stopped 27 of 33 shots for the Senators, but it wasn't enough to earn the victory.
Pittsburgh scored 1 time on 4 chances on the power play, while Ottawa went 0-for-5 with the man advantage.
Ottawa lost the shots on goal battle to Pittsburgh by a margin of 33-31.